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Head of Zeus
Medici ~ Ascendancy
Medici ~ Ascendancy Matteo Strukul, translated by Richard McKenna
 Masters of Florence, 1

Florence, 1429

Giovanni de' Medici is dead.

A lifetime of shrewd investment, strategic alliance and sly manipulation saw Giovanni climb from mere money-lender to the top echelon of Florentine society. But success has left a slew of bitter enemies in his wake – and there are whispers his untimely demise wasn't accidental.

Florence is a nest of vipers, and with the Medici family's wealth in the hands of Giovanni's untested sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, there are those who feel that now is the time to strike, to destroy the upstarts and seize their holdings.

First in an award-winning, bestselling quartet charting ten generations of rise to power.

Praise for Matteo Strukul:

'Strukul has a brilliant style and a rare imagination' TIM WILLOCKS

'One of the most important new voices in Italian crime fiction' JOE R. LANSDALE

Head of Zeus * Historical Fiction
03 Sep 2020 * 416pp * £8.99 * 9781786692115
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PRAISE FOR MATTEO STRUKUL:

'Matteo Strukul is one of the most important new voices in Italian crime fiction' Joe R. Lansdale, Edgar Winner for The Bottoms.

'Strukul has a brilliant style and a rare imagination' Tim Willocks, bestselling author of Green River Rising.
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Author
Matteo Strukul
Matteo Strukul
Matteo Strukul was born in Padua in 1973 and has a Ph.D. in European law. His novels are published in twenty countries. He writes for the cultural section of 'Venerdì di Repubblica' and lives with his wife in Padua, Berlin and Transylvania.
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