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The Memory Cathedral

A Secret History of Leonardo da Vinci

The Memory Cathedral( )
Author: Dann, Jack
ISBN:978-0-7322-5951-8
Publication Date:Dec 1997
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:HarperPerennial
Book Format:Paperback
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Book Description:

In a masterpiece of historical fantasy that triumphantly melds fact and fiction, Jack Dann offers his own thrilling secret history of a lost year in Leonardo da Vinci's life. He begins with a wildly imaginative bit of speculation: what if Leonardo, who was obsessed with flight and who conceived brilliantblueprints for the first flying machines, didn't stop with his designs? What if, during that missing year, he actually built and flew his marvellous machine - five hundred years before...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Fiction / Historical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.499 x 7.8 x 1.287 Inches
Book Weight:1.32 Pounds
Author Biography
Dann, Jack (Author)
Jack Dann is a science fiction writer and editor who was born in 1945 in Johnson City, New York, and now lives on a farm in Victoria, Australia. He is a multiple award winning author who has written or edited over 65 books, which have been translated into thirteen languages. His short stories have appeared in major magazines and anthologies including Omni, Asimov's F&SF, Penthouse, and Playboy. His historical fiction novel about Leonardo da Vinci, The Memory Cathedral, won the 1996 Australian Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel and was number one on the Age bestseller list. His novella 'Da Vinci Rising', which integrates several sections of The Memory Cathedral with some new material, won the 1996 Nebula Award, making him the first Australian resident to win this award. He has received the Australian Aurealis Award twice, the Ditmar Award three times, and the World Fantasy Award.

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