- Author: Tiraboschi, Roberto
- ISBN: 9781609454173
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In a medieval Venice undone by famine and excessive, orgiastic Carnival festivities, the protagonists of The Apothecary's Shop chase a dream of defeating death. The young Costanza, of the noble Grimani family, has disappeared. The family scribe, Edgardo, promises to return the girl to her family, who themselves may not be above suspicion. Doctors, apothecaries, undertakers, Eastern merchants, farmers: everyone seems to be involved in the girl's disappearance. Through Venice's only female doctor, Edgardo discovers Sabbatai's Apothecary, clues to Costanza's disappearance may lie.