By Matt Rees
Italy, 1605: For the ruling Borghese kin, Rome is a spot of grand palazzos and frescoed cathedrals. For the lowly artist Caravaggio, it's a position of tough bars, knife fights, and grubby whores. till he's commissioned to color the Pope...
Soon, Caravaggio has won access into the Borgia family's internal circle, and turns into the main celebrated artist in Rome. but if he falls for Lena, a low-born fruit-seller, and paints her into his Madonna sequence as an easy peasant girl, Italian society is outraged. Discredited as an artist, yet unwilling to retract his imaginative and prescient of the girl he loves, Caravaggio is pressured right into a duel - and murders a nobleman.
Even his strong buyers can't shield him from a demise sentence. So Caravaggio flees to Malta, the place, sooner than he should be pardoned, he needs to endure the rigorous education of the Knights of Malta. His work proceed to talk of his love for Lena. yet prior to he can go back to her, as a Knight and a noble,...
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A Name in Blood by Matt Rees