Pasquale's Angel

Pasquale's Angel

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By (author) Paul McAuley

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  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 24mm | 259g
  • Publication date: 3 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0575086599
  • ISBN 13: 9780575086593
  • Sales rank: 685,460

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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.

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Paul McAuley's first novel won the PHILIP K. DICK AWARD and he has gone on to win almost all of the major awards in the field. For many years a research biologist, he now writes full-time. He lives in London. You can find his blog at: http://www.unlikelyworlds.blogspot.com.