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Milan, 1497: Leonardo da Vinci is completing his masterpiece, andlt;iandgt;The Last Supperandlt;/iandgt;. Pope Alexander VI is determined to execute him after realizing that the painting contains clues to a baffling — and blasphemous — message, which he is determined to decode. The Holy Grail and the Eucharistic Bread are missing, there is no meat on the table and, shockingly, the apostles are portraits of well-known heretics — none of them depicted with halos. And why has the artist painted himself into the scene with his back turned toward Jesus? The clues to Leonardo's greatest puzzle are right before your eyes....

Synopsis:

Milan, 1497: Leonardo da Vinci is completing his masterpiece, The Last Supper,

Pope Alexander VI is determined to execute him after realizing that the painting contains clues to a baffling — and blasphemous — message, which he is determined to decode. The Holy Grail and the Eucharistic Bread are missing, there is no meat on the table and, shockingly, the apostles are portraits of well-known heretics — none of them depicted with halos. And why has the artist painted himself into the scene with his back turned toward Jesus? The clues to Leonardo's greatest puzzle are right before your eyes....

About the Author

Javier Sierra, whose works have been translated into thirty-five languages, is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Secret Supper. A native of Teruel, Spain, he currently lives in Málaga.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743287654
Author:
Sierra, Javier
Publisher:
Washington Square Press
Translator:
Manguel, Alberto
Author:
Manguel, Alberto
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Religious - General
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Christian - General
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Contemporary Thrillers
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
6 bandamp;w illus
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 16.52 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Milan, 1497: Leonardo da Vinci is completing his masterpiece, The Last Supper,

Pope Alexander VI is determined to execute him after realizing that the painting contains clues to a baffling — and blasphemous — message, which he is determined to decode. The Holy Grail and the Eucharistic Bread are missing, there is no meat on the table and, shockingly, the apostles are portraits of well-known heretics — none of them depicted with halos. And why has the artist painted himself into the scene with his back turned toward Jesus? The clues to Leonardo's greatest puzzle are right before your eyes....

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