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The Medusa amulet

a novel

by Robert Masello

  • 8 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collection and preservation,
  • Antiquities,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Dante expert David Franco tracks down the whereabouts of a mirror bearing an image of the legendary Medusa which was possibly crafted by Renaissance artist Benvenuto Cellini. But David will need help if he is to find the clues scattered through art and history to the mirror"s current location. And there are others who have heard of the mirror"s powers, and they will stop at nothing to find it.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Masello
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.A81925 M43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448 p. ;
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881748M
    ISBN 10055380779X, 0440423112
    ISBN 109780553807790, 9780440423119
    LC Control Number2010047840
    OCLC/WorldCa657595155

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    This book tries to blend elements of World War 2, Einstein and Demons in a manner that will work for some people and alienate others. +The Medusa Amulet. Benvenuto Cellini was a master artisan from Renaissance Italy who created a beautiful amulet. It is this amulet that David Franco seeks to acquire when he sets out on his journey. The Medusa Amulet A Novel of Suspense and Adventure. Home; Benvenuto Cellini, master artisan of Renaissance Italy, once crafted a beautiful amulet prized for its unimaginable power-and untold menace. Now the quest to recover this legendary artifact depends upon one man: David Franco, a brilliant but skeptical young scholar at Chicago's.


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