Publish date: March 7th 2013
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
e synopsis for Rupert Thomson’s Secrecy piqued my interest, but the execution did not work for me. The novel centers on Gaetano Zummo. Zummo is a wax sculptor who has just accepted the patronage of the Grand Duke of Florence at the end of the seventeenth century. All he wants is to pursue his work m...
I look at this cover and go:Why can't we have gifs as names of shelves?
17/08 - I'm enjoying this but at the same time having a few problems with the fact that the situation in Florence isn't properly explained for someone who doesn't already know the history. I was a big fan of the tv series The Borgias, but that is about the extent of my knowledge of Italy prior to t...
BABTBBC BLURB: "Some see you as a master craftsman. Others say you're a sorcerer. You're mysterious, obsessive. Controversial."Zummo - a 17th-century sculptor - makes things out of wax, figures so lifelike they look as if they might move and breathe. He has journeyed throughout Italy over the years ...