The revolution of the moon / Andrea Camilleri ; translated from the Italian by Stephen Sartarelli.
Publication year: 2017
Publisher: Brentwood : Europa Editions UK,
ISBN: 9781609453916 (pbk.) :
Sicily, 1677. From his deathbed, Charles III's viceroy, the marquis of Castle Rodrigo, names his wife as his successor. Eleanora de Moura is a highly intelligent and capable woman who immediately applies her political acumen to heal the scarred soul of Palermo, a city afflicted by poverty, misery and the frequent uprisings that are their consequences. But the machinations of powerful men soon result in Donna Eleanora, whom the Church sees as a dangerous revolutionary, being recalled to Spain. Her rule lasted 27 days - the exact time it takes for the moon to complete a cycle.
208 pages ; 21 cm
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