The third instalment in a series charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.
Matteo Strukul was born in Padua in 1973 and has a Ph.D. in European law. His novels are published in twenty countries. He writes for the cultural section of Venerdi di Repubblica and lives with his wife in Padua, Berlin and Transylvania.
PRAISE FOR MATTEO STRUKUL: 'Strukul has a brilliant style and a rare imagination' Tim Willocks, bestselling author of Green River Rising. 'Matteo Strukul is one of the most important new voices in Italian crime fiction' Joe R. Lansdale, Edgar Winner for The Bottoms. 'Matteo Strukul has arrived with a bang. His historical saga, Medici, is a worldwide success' Il Venerdi. 'The story of a important dynasty, one made of conspiracy and betrayal. But also the story of the great cultural revolution of the Renaissance' La Repubblica. 'Writing that lives, pulsates and excites. This is a novel full of thrills and realistic dialogue, as well as a solid historical narrative' * La Stampa *