The Birth of Venus Summary
Sarah Dunant

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The Birth of Venus Summary

The Birth of Venus is a novel by author Sarah Dunant. This novel is set in thirteenth-century Florence where twelve-year-old Alessandra desperately wants to become an artist. However, it is inappropriate for a young girl to be educated, let alone pursue a passion like art. Instead, Alessandra is expected to marry and give birth to many children. Alessandra does marry, but her marriage is not traditional, leaving Alessandra with the freedom...

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