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A fresh look at Leonardo, no hagiography, but well researched and informative biography. There will always be a certain mythology surrounding this person, but that doesn't matter... Read morePublished 10 months ago by M. Engel
Our library non-fiction book group read this book this month. One of the members is a professor of Renaissance history. Another is a teacher of architecture. Read morePublished 11 months ago by L. M. Keefer
Leonardo was a most unusual man. This book does a good job of presenting the information that's available. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Klio
A rather academic tome, which makes it a bit dry and very detailed but interesting to those who like historical biographical detective work. Read morePublished 13 months ago by D. Miller
I just returned from a trip to Italy and found this book fascinating. It explained so many of the things that I had seen, I wish I had read it before I went! Read morePublished 15 months ago by Barb A Gould
This may just be one of the best biographies I've ever read. The only reason it didn't make my 2013 Top 10 is because I hadn't finished it yet, and didn't anticipate I'd fill an... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Jon Glat
This is one of the most tedious books I have ever read. Constant digressions about minor indiviudals who touched the life of Da Vinci, persistent psychological analyzing and a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Stephen Maturin