Bandello was a Dominican and nephew of the General of his order.
The dead, says the priest in Bandello, kill the little children.
His work is more solid and reflective than Bandello's; more moralized than Il Lasca's.
In moral quality he is superior not only to Bandello, but also to Boccaccio.
Bandello was made a bishop, yet continued his writing of novels.
Bandello amonges the company of hys Nouels, telleth this history: and in his own person speaketh these words.
This apology, when read by the light of Bandello's own Novelle, is an impudent evasion of the accusation.
Secondly, Bandello at his best is a great artist in the story-teller's craft.
The earliest form of it known to us is in Bandello's collection of novels.
Milan is the home of Bandello, who takes the first rank among the novelists and leads a school of Lombard writers in that style.