Madonna Of The Almonds

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Young widow Simonetta tries to rebuild her family in 16th century Saronno, Lombardy. In pursuit of a means to keep her estate together, she stumbles upon a new drink made by infusing almonds into alcohol. At the same time, she encounters the talented Bernardino, the protégé of Leonardo da Vinci.

ISBN: 9781905636433 Author: Fiorato, Marina Publisher: Beautiful Books Limited Publication Date: 14th May 2009 Imprint: Beautiful Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.92 (edition:22) Pages: 371 Edition: |Paperback original Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Young widow Simonetta tries to rebuild her family in 16th-century Saronno, Tuscany, following the death of her husband in one of the battles ravaging the land. In pursuit of a means to keep her estate together, she stumbles upon a new drink made by infusing almonds with alcohol. At the same time, she encounters Bernadino, the protege of Leonardo da Vinci. What follows is a glorious story of passion, betrayal, warfare and bravery.

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