The Madonna of the Almonds

The Madonna of the Almonds

Large Print - 2010
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Young widow Simonetta tries to rebuild her family in 16th-century Saronno, Lombardy. In pursuit of a means to keep her estate together, she stumbles upon a new drink made by infusing almonds into alcohol. At the same time, she encounters the talented Bernardino, the protege of Leonardo da Vinci."
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS Large Print, 2010
ISBN: 9780753184936
Branch Call Number: LP FIOR
Characteristics: 356 p. (large print) : map ; 24 cm


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Dec 14, 2013

This book is based on a fact/fiction story of Leonardo da Vinci's pupil who became a famous artist in his own right. It wasn't too bad, the ending was a bit too happy and predictable for my taste.

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