The Inconvenient Bishop
A Homosexual Cleric's Rise to Power in Italy's Settecento
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $9.50|
| Book Description: |
Set in mid-18th century Europe, "The Inconvenient Bishop" is told through the eyes and ears of Otto von Reipol, an Austrian of noble birth. Otto's mentor and lover, Niccolò Castropietro, is a commoner who overcomes the prejudices and hardships of his era to rise to the role of Bishop in rural Southern Italy. Otto's tale is one of love, political intrigue, deceit, betrayal, murder and ultimately, redemption.