Daniel Metcalfe

Sultan Blue

The Pindar Diamond

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It is Venice, 1604, a city of dead ends and alleyways, crumbling stucco and private ridotti where fortunes are lost over games of primero. It is a place of courtesans, spies and ex-concubines who live out their best years in island nunneries.

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