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The Sixteen Pleasures

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The Sixteen Pleasures


I was twenty-nineyears old when the Arno flooded its banks on Friday, 4 November 1966. OnTuesday I decided to go to Italy, to offer my services as a humble bookconservator, to save whatever could be saved, including myself.

The Italians called them “Mud Angels,” the young foreignerswho came to Florence in 1966 to save the city’s treasured art from the Arno’sflooded banks. American volunteer Margot Harrington was one of them, findingher niche in the waterlogged library of a Carmelite convent. Within its wallsshe discovered a priceless Renaissance masterwork: a sensuous volume of sixteenerotic poems and drawings.

Inspired to sample each of the ineffable sixteen pleasures,Margot embarks on the intrigue of a lifetime with a forbidden lover and thecontraband volume—a sensual, life-altering journey of loss and rebirth in thisexquisite novel of spiritual longing and earthly desire.

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