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I find I am uninterested in Italian history great art or not. It's well written, and full of excellent info on the period, but The subject didn't hold me, and I would recommend it... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Judith Richey
I loved the history and the insight into the life of Leonardo DaVinci when he was living in Milan under Il Moro, and getting a glimpse into the Italian Renaissance was a treat. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Andy B
I can't say I enjoyed this novel. I got the impression it was hurriedly written with a lack of characterization. The sloppy historical anachronisms (e.g. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Timothy D.
I bought this book because I'm travelling to Milan and wanted an historical novel to help me get a feel for the history of the city and to appreciate the city more deeply while I'm... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike
I loved this book. The descriptions and the characters are so realistic. The book is beatifully written.Published 10 months ago by Olga
Excellent read if you like historical fiction. This book flows very well and the writing is detailed enough to produce a picture in your head as you read. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great fictionalized historical novel to learn about the Leonardo da Vinci, the Sforzas, and the city states struggles/deceits during the early Renaissance. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ronniejean Irvin
The history was fascinating, but the characterization was a bit weak. The two main subjects, the Este sisters, seemed to change their values and personalities frequently, leaving... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Marie Wise
What a fun read! I didn't really know what to expect picking this book up, but once I got a chapter in, I couldn't wait to see what kind of adventure I'd gotten myself into! Read morePublished on January 8, 2014 by Blaine Brown