New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
     New Books     Coming Soon     
book cover of Daughters of the Doge

Daughters of the Doge

(2007)
(The second book in the Richard Stocker series)
A novel by

 
 
It is Venice, in the year 1556: a wealthy, bustling, multi-cultural city, with a standard of living four times that of anywhere else in Europe. Into this exciting world comes twenty-year-old English protestant Richard Stocker, recovering from the execution of his friend Lady Jane Grey (a friendship recounted in Edward Charles' debut novel "In the Shadow of Lady Jane".) Soon Richard finds himself caught up in the complexities of La Serenissima, and involved with three of the city's most remarkable women: Faustina Contarini, a nun imprisoned in a convent by her noble family; Yasmeen Ahmed, Muslim clerk and book-keeper to the great artist Tintoretto; and Veronica Franco, artists' model, courtesan and poet. Each has her own story to tell, but they have one thing in common: they are all daughters of the Doge, held captive by the contradictory laws and regulations of this teeming city. This is a thrilling account of a young man's transformation, as he discovers love, faith and deception in a colourfully evoked Renaissance Venice.

    Get it on Google Play

Used availability for Edward Charles's Daughters of the Doge

Hardback Editions

May 2007 : UK Hardback
thumb

Title: Daughters of the Doge (Richard Stocker)
Author(s): Edward Charles
ISBN: 0-230-01812-2 / 978-0-230-01812-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan New Writing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

May 2008 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Daughters of the Doge (Richard Stocker)
Author(s): Edward Charles
ISBN: 0-230-53123-7 / 978-0-230-53123-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2007 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Daughters of the Doge
Author(s): Edward Charles
ISBN: 0-230-01826-2 / 978-0-230-01826-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan New Writing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

January 2009 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Daughters of the Doge
Author(s): Edward Charles
ISBN: 1-84648-525-8 / 978-1-84648-525-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2009 : UK Audio CD

Title: Daughters of the Doge
Author(s): Edward Charles
ISBN: 1-84648-543-6 / 978-1-84648-543-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumb

Title: Daughters of the Doge (Richard Stocker)
Author(s): Edward Charles
Publisher: Pan
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA