By Linda Proud

ISBN-10: 0954736729

ISBN-13: 9780954736729

A Tabernacle for the sunlight is a singular set within the Florence of Lorenzo de' Medici and is the 1st a part of The Botticelli Trilogy. Freedom - is it Florence with no the Medici, or a of the soul? this can be the query dealing with Tommaso de' Maffei, an apprentice scribe who can't forgive Lorenzo for sacking his local urban of Volterra. but when he might subscribe to the Platonic Academy and take the adventure of the soul, he needs to reconcile himself to Lorenzo. in the meantime his relatives attracts him right into a conspiracy opposed to the Medici. to prevent the turmoil, either internal and outer, he is taking shelter within the painter's workshop the place his good friend, Filippino, is an apprentice.

This e-book attracts the reader into the Renaissance, to stroll the streets of Florence, meet its well-known males, loiter awhile in Botticelli's workshop and spot one of many world's maximum work develop from first sketches via to entire panel, whilst daggers are drawn and blood starts off to spill.

Since its first e-book in 1997, A Tabernacle for the solar has met rapturous reaction from readers and reviewers and has develop into a vintage commute better half for a person going to Tuscany, as urged through Lonely Planet advisor to Florence and Tuscany. 'The ancient element ... is exemplary and [it's] a cracking reliable read.'

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