Author: Jim Williams
Set in Venice in the age of Voltaire, Casanova and Count Cagliostro, Scherzo is a gripping tale of murder, mystery and deceit which explores the darker side of Venetian life as well as evoking the splendour of its glittering facade. Young Signor Ludovico is a castrato opera singer struggling to live at the edge of society where the Venetian nobility and the underworld meet. Together with a mysterious French philosopher, Monsieur Arouet, he finds himself embroiled in the investigation of the murder of a religious nobleman, the consequences of which will keep the reader hooked to the very end.
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