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The Castrato & His Wife, by Helen Berry (OUP, 2011)

THE IRISH DAILY MAIL (OCTOBER 2011) By Turtle Bunbury Cork City, August 1766. The Italian opera singer awoke with a start to find his 15-year-old Irish wife sitting upright in their bed, ashen-faced and trembling in her nightgown. She had been the first to hear them coming. He hastily leapt from the bed, desperate to […]
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