Medici Chronicles, Book #1

The Medici: Masters of Florence

by Matteo Strukul

On Sale: 17/12/2018



About the Book

The first instalment in a trilogy charting the rise of the House of Medici as they become Masters of Florence and progenitors of the Renaissance.

Florence, 1429: Giovanni de Medici has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic force. But when Giovanni is mysteriously murdered, his sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, are forced to face a range of enemies plotting to oust the Medici from power. Published to coincide with a major new TV series starring Dustin Hoffman ( Rain Man , The Graduate ) and Richard Madden ( Game of Thrones ). Filming has taken two years, involving 5000 extras, 400 horses, 119 actors and 7000 costumes. The second series has already been commissioned.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781786692108
  • ISBN 10: 1786692104
  • Imprint: Head of Zeus - GB
  • On Sale: 17/12/2018
  • Pages: 352
  • List Price: 29.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Historical fiction


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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