Leonardo's Swans by Karen Essex audiobook

Leonardo's Swans

By Karen Essex
Read by Kathe Mazur

Random House Audio
13.27 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781415931653

LEONARDO'S SWANS is the story of the powerful Este sisters, Beatrice, Duchess of Milan, and Isabella, Marchesa of Mantua, as they compete for the affections of Italy's most influential prince, the Duke of Milan, and for the larger prize, to be immortalized in oil by his court painter and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci. Sexy, inspiring, and intelligent, her story of love, intrigue, and art is truly unforgettable.

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Summary

Summary

LEONARDO'S SWANS is the story of the powerful Este sisters, Beatrice, Duchess of Milan, and Isabella, Marchesa of Mantua, as they compete for the affections of Italy's most influential prince, the Duke of Milan, and for the larger prize, to be immortalized in oil by his court painter and engineer, Leonardo da Vinci. Sexy, inspiring, and intelligent, her story of love, intrigue, and art is truly unforgettable.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Meticulously researched. Exquisite detail . . . Chicago Tribune
Acclaimed author Karen Essex spins a wild yarn about sexual politics and the struggle for immortality. Harper’s Bazaar (“Hot Reads” pick)
Two very different sisters, two very different husbands, and one of the greatest geniuses of all times, Leonardo da Vinci. In this sizzling historical novel set in fifteenth-century Italy, Essex combines art, political intrigue, family feuds and sex to create a page-turner that also probes the experience of being painted and whether it can offer immortality. USA Today
Privileged sisters compete over men, attention—and the chance to be immortalized on canvas by Leonardo da Vinci in this instantly absorbing tale. Redbook magazine

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Author

Author Bio: Karen Essex

Author Bio: Karen Essex

Karen Essex is the author of several novels, including Dracula in Love, Stealing Athena, Leonardo’s Swans, Kleopatra, and Pharaoh. Also an award-winning journalist and a screenwriter, she wrote Bettie Page: Life of a Pinup Legend, the only authorized biography of the late pin-up icon. She divides her time between London and Los Angeles

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 13.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English