The revolution of the moon / Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli.
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- ISBN: 9781609453916 (softcover)
- Physical Description: 234 pages ; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
"Sicily, April 16 1677. From his deathbed, Charles III's viceroy, Anielo de Guzmán y Carafa, marquis of Castle Rodrigo, names his wife, Doña Eleonora, as his successor. Eleonora 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 they entail.The Marquise implements measures that include lowering the price of bread, reducing taxes for large families, re-opening women's care facilities, and establishing stipends for young couples wishing to marry -- all measures that were considered seditious by the conservative city fathers and by the Church. The machinations of powerful men soon result in Doña Eleonora, whom the Church sees as a dangerous revolutionary, being recalled to Spain. Her rule lasted 27 days -- one cycle of the moon."--Provided by the publisher.
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