We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
A Venetian Affair Audiobook

A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the 18th Century

Regular Price:$27.99
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Acclaimed author Andrea di Robilant sweeps listeners back to 18th-century Venice for a spellbinding tale of forbidden love. Originally serialized in The New Yorker, this dazzling story is based on actual family letters.

The letters describe a searing and illicit affair between the author’s ancestor, a great Venetian statesman, and a beautiful half-English girl. The couple pursued their passion with reckless abandon, offending nearly everyone, and even getting some help along the way from the infamous Casanova. In gambling dens, glitzy ballrooms, decadent salons, and private rooms, the lovers thrived on their secret trysts.

©2003 Andrea di Robilant (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

3.6 (9 )
5 star
 (2)
4 star
 (3)
3 star
 (3)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (1)
Overall
3.8 (8 )
5 star
 (2)
4 star
 (2)
3 star
 (4)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Story
4.2 (6 )
5 star
 (3)
4 star
 (1)
3 star
 (2)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (0)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    TNT Orange County, CA 10-01-15
    TNT Orange County, CA 10-01-15 Member Since 2016

    TNT

    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    2
    1
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "True love but impossible"

    My favorite love story. Performance is exceptional. Highly recommend to all. It's relatable even though it's set in the 1750's!!!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.