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review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Jeanne Kalogridis Jeanne Kalogridis Õ 9 review Summary I Mona Lisa But when Guiliano her love meets a tragic end Lisa must gather all her courage and cunning to untangle a sinister web of illicit love treachery and dangerous secrets that threatens her lifeSet against the drama of 15th Century Florence I Mona Lisa is painted in many layers of fact and fiction with each intricately drawn twist told through the captivating voice of Mona Lisa herself. I started this book on Wednesday and it s now Saturday night and I just finished I m slightly embarrassed by how much time I devoted to reading this book It truly was a fantastic read The storyline was very captivating and held your interest literally until the last line of the Epilogue There were only 2 things about it that kept me from giving it 5 stars 1 There was a little bit of uestionable language It wasn t very much and it didn t even occur until almost 23 of the way through but it was enough to make me a little uncomfortable The language probably would only give it a PG rating if this were a movie though 2 There was a little bit of sexual innuendo that again made me uncomfortable Again nothing big and by the time I began to wonder if I should uit reading it was over Like maybe a total of 10 lines in the entire book For me I m sensitive to these things so it was enough to hold back a star Also because of these things I would hesitate to recommend this book without the disclaimer of those items above But the storyline and characters and intrigue were AMAZING Again But Better painted in many layers of fact and fiction with each intricately drawn twist told through the captivating voice of Mona Lisa herself. I started this book on Wednesday and it s now Saturday night and I just finished I m slightly embarrassed by how much time I devoted to reading this book It truly was a fantastic read The storyline was very captivating and held your interest literally until the last line of the Epilogue There were only 2 things about it that kept me from giving it 5 stars 1 There was a little bit of uestionable language It wasn t very much and it didn t even occur until almost 23 of the way through but it was enough to make me a little uncomfortable The language Invisible Influence probably would only give it a PG rating if this were a movie though 2 There was a little bit of sexual innuendo that again made me uncomfortable Again nothing big and by the time I began to wonder if I should uit reading it was over Like maybe a total of 10 lines in the entire book For me I m sensitive to these things so it was enough to hold back a star Also because of these things I would hesitate to recommend this book without the disclaimer of those items above But the storyline and characters and intrigue were AMAZING

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review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Jeanne Kalogridis Jeanne Kalogridis Õ 9 review Summary I Mona Lisa My name is Lisa di Antonio Gherardini Giocondo though to acuaintances I am known simply as Madonna Lisa My story begins not with my birth but a murder committed the year before I was bornFlorence April 1478 The handsome Giuliano de' Medici is brutally assassinated in Florence's magnificent Duomo The shock of the murder ripples throughout the great city from the most renowned artist. IMona Lisa takes the readers back in time in the 15th century Florence during the last years of rule of Lorenzo de Medici and the raise of the Dominican monk and religious fanatic Girolamo Savonarola who preaches against any kind of display of art even comfort against the Medici and the popeWe are introduced to this world through the eyes of young Lisa Lisa is the daughter of a successful wool merchant and his mysterious aristocratic wifeHistorical noteThere seem to be some evidences which point that Giuliano and Lisa were lovers in real life and when he went in exile in 1494she was pregnantAnd so some believe that the portrait was commissioned by Giuliano HimselfIt is said that da Vinci mentioned a painting of a certain Florentine lady done from life at the reuest of the magnificent Giuliano de Mediciview spoilerOhand love the fact that the author included the information about Leonardo being vegetarian and about the birdssince according to sources he often bought birds and then he would free them hide spoiler Zelia preaches against any kind of display of art even comfort against the Medici and the Human Milking Farm The Milking Breeding Farm #1 4 popeWe are introduced to this world through the eyes of young Lisa Lisa is the daughter of a successful wool merchant and his mysterious aristocratic wifeHistorical noteThere seem to be some evidences which The Futures pregnantAnd so some believe that the Ramakatha and Other Essays portrait was commissioned by Giuliano HimselfIt is said that da Vinci mentioned a

review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Jeanne Kalogridis

review ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Jeanne Kalogridis Jeanne Kalogridis Õ 9 review Summary I Mona Lisa S like Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo to a wealthy wool merchant and his extraordinarily beautiful daughter Madonna LisaMore than a decade later Florence falls under the dark spell of the preacher Savonarola a fanatic who burns paintings and books as easily as he sends men to their deaths Lisa now grown into an alluring woman captures the heart of Giuliano's nephew and namesake. I Mona Lisa takes you into the heart of Florence when the monk Savanarola was preaching his messages of hell fire and brimstone against the Borgia pope s decadence and lust the evilness of sodomy and what was going to happen to the rich of Florence if they did not repent and change their ways in the middle of all this you meet you Madonna Lisa her sick Mother her faithful yet beautiful slave her deceitful Father and the hateful and demanding world which she is tossed into From the first page of the novel the reader is tossed into a world of cathedrals filled with murderers intrigue affairs and people who are loyal to causes that will ultimately get them killed or out them on the wrong side of an executioner s axe Young Lisa must negotiate her way through a world that is both unkind and dangerous while meeting some of the most famous people that we revere today such as Michelangelo Da Vinci Lorenzo the Magnificent and so on the world s most famous painting is started and the girl behind it is transformed into a flesh and blood character who fights increasingly overwhelming odds to live her life and save the lives of those she loves this was an amazing book and I d recommend it to anyone who enjoys historical fiction

  • Paperback
  • 515
  • I Mona Lisa
  • Jeanne Kalogridis
  • English
  • 15 February 2019
  • 9780312341398