Pasquale's Angel (Paperback)
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Short Description for Pasquale's Angel 'Already Paul J. McAuley is a better novelist than most of the established giants in the field' TIME OUT
- Published: 03 September 2009
- Format: Paperback 288 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780575086593 ISBN 10: 0575086599
- Sales rank: 548,177
Full description for Pasquale's Angel
Florence in the year 1518 is riven by scientific and sociological change caused b the wonderful devices of the Great Engineer, Leonardo da Vinci. Now he is old and lives as a recluse working behind the walls of his castle. The Raphaelites, artists and anti-technologists led by Raphael of Urbino, call for his excommunication. Pasquale di Cione fiesole, an apprentice painter witnesses an assassination attempt on Raphael at a Cathedral service. The weapon falls into his hands, and he is soon on the run from engineers and artists, desperate to prove his innocence.