Author(s): Matteo Strukul
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.
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 'Venerdi di Repubblica' and lives with his wife in Padua, Berlin and Transylvania.