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Columbus: A Romance

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Title:Columbus: A Romance
Author:
Sabatini, Rafael   
(6 of 21 for author by title)
Fortune's Fool
Chivalry
Published:   1942
Publisher:Hutchinson & Co., Ltd.
Tags:adventure, fiction, historical, film adaptation
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Sabatini depicts the life of Christopher Columbus at the Spanish court; his voyages across the Atlantic Ocean in which he discovered the Americas; and his relationship with the mother of his second son, Beatriz Enríquez de Arana, whom he never married. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Sabatini, Rafael

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Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.

He is best known for his worldwide best-sellers:

The Sea Hawk (1915), a tale of an Elizabethan Englishman among the pirates of the Barbary Coast

Scaramouche (1921), a tale of the French Revolution in which a fugitive hides out in a commedia dell'arte troupe and later becomes a fencing master (Sabatini wrote a sequel ten years later: Scaramouche the Kingmaker (1931))

Captain Blood (a.k.a. The Odyssey of Captain Blood) (1922), in which the title character is admiral of a fleet of pirate ships. (Sabatini wrote two additional Captain Blood books comprising short stories, but they are not sequels: The Chronicles of Captain Blood (a.k.a. Captain Blood Returns) (1931), and The Fortunes of Captain Blood (1936))[2]

Bellarion the Fortunate (1926), about a cunning young man who finds himself immersed in the politics of fifteenth-century Italy

In all, Sabatini produced 31 novels, eight short story collections, six non-fiction books, numerous uncollected short stories, and a play.--Wikipedia.

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