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The Medici Seal

(2006)
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The place is Romagna, Italy 1502. Fleeing from the murderous brigand Sandino, Matteo - a young boy - is saved from drowning by the companions of Leonardo Da Vinci. From this moment on, Matteo is at the Maestro's side as he carries out his work, which ranges from the painting of magnificent frescos to intricate dissection of the human body. But Leonardo is employed by Cesare Borgia, head of one of Italy's leading families. Cruel and ruthless, the Borgia punishes without mercy those who oppose him or who threaten him in any way. And as Da Vinci and Matteo travel across Italy on the Borgia's business, murder, deceit and revenge follow in their trail. For Matteo carries with him a secret - a secret that both the Borgia and Medici families would kill to obtain. A life-changing secret that must, finally, come to light for all to see...A gloriously rich and authentic story of the Renaissance, "The Medici Seal" is also both the personal story of Matteo, a boy becoming a man, and a fascinating glimpse into the world of Da Vinci.

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Hardback Editions

August 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Medici Seal
Author(s): Theresa Breslin
ISBN: 0-385-61020-3 / 978-0-385-61020-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday UK
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Paperback Editions

April 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Medici Seal
Author(s): Theresa Breslin
ISBN: 0-552-55447-2 / 978-0-552-55447-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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August 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Medici Seal
Author(s): Theresa Breslin
ISBN: 0-385-61133-1 / 978-0-385-61133-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: DOUBLEDAY
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Medici Seal
Author(s): Theresa Breslin
Publisher: RHCP Digital
Availability: Amazon UK