Caravaggio’s wife proves both generous and fearless when she helps him escape the mushroom factory where he is hiding after a robbery. She shares certain similar traits with her husband, such as a bold love of spontaneity and adventure. Devoted to her husband, she helps him in his profession as thief and accompanies him on their expedition to help Patrick dynamite the waterworks.
Giannetta Character Timeline in In the Skin of a Lion
The timeline below shows where the character Giannetta appears in In the Skin of a Lion. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 3: Chapter 1: Caravaggio
Part 3: Chapter 2: Maritime Theatre
...chained monkeys with champagne corks to win a free bottle. That night, Patrick, Caravaggio, and Giannetta step off a motor launch toward the Yacht Club where, thanks to Caravaggio’s confident attitude,... (full context)
...after flirting with the wife, she invites him to their yacht. When Caravaggio points to Giannetta, explaining that she is his sister, the wife invites her too. Earlier in the evening,... (full context)
...blanket over her and heads upstairs. While the husband lies unconscious in the ropes, Patrick, Giannetta, and Caravaggio laugh and head toward the waterworks. Enjoying the atmosphere, not yet thinking of... (full context)