Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci : Flights of the Mind

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In this widely acclaimed biography, Charles Nicholl uncovers the man behind the myth of the Renaissance master, tracing the journey from an illegitimate child in Tuscany to his service with some of the most powerful families of Renaissance Europe.

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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 134.62 x 210.82 x 30.48mm | 539.99g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143036122
  • 9780143036128
  • 226,053

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..".Witty, penetrating and fetchingly romantic.... Charles Nicholl's Leonardo Da Vinci isn't merely a lovely book, it's Leonardoesque. Leonardo knew how to make drawings and paintings glow with lyrical mystery. At its best, Nicholl's book glows too. --The New York Times Book Review"[A] deeply researched, engaging and illuminating biography... masterfully woven together." The Washington Post

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About Charles Nicholl

Charles Nicholl is the author of nine books of history, biography, and travel, including the highly regarded The Reckoning. He has presented two documentaries for British television and has lectured in Britain, Italy, and the United States.

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