“John Florio’s Italian & English Sonnets” by Marianna Iannaccone is #11 on Amazon Hot New Release: Best selling new and future releases!

With new documents, this book aims to demonstrate that John Florio, creative lexicographer, linguist and translator, was also a poet, involved in the production of sonnets.

Like an acrobat of words, jumping from the Italian Petrarchan sonnet, to the English iambic pentameter, this book unveils a new, extraordinary side of Florio’s multifaceted personality, a hint that his career as tutor, linguist and translator was only a fragment of a much intriguing, gifted genius the world needs to recognise.

The book is currently available on Lulu Bookstores,

It will be available soon on and

You can buy the ebook here.

Visit the Sonnets Page.

The book will be available soon in Italian language.

Giovanni Florio, known as John Florio, is recognised as the most important humanist in Renaissance's England.

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