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Caravaggio By Christopher Peachment

Caravaggio
by Christopher Peachment

An enthralling fictional insight into the mind and underbelly of an artist whose rebellious life and revolutionary art shook the late-Renaissance world.
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Caravaggio: A novel by Christopher Peachment

Peachment's imagined Caravaggio, while still a child, overhears his parents discussing one of his sketches, and realizes he has a talent which sets him apart from the world. He leaves family and home forever to map out a solitary traveller's life.

Caravaggio became a revolutionary of his time, a rebellious and dangerous man to know, a man governed by his genius, his indiscriminate sexual appetite and his murderous rage. His name was sought far and wide in the late-Renaissance world for his art. And there was a price on his head for at least one murder.

This is Caravaggio's confession, told in humorous, blasphemous, often brutal prose, which cleverly beguiles the reader into understanding the art that was so celebrated and the life that caused so much outrage.

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About Christopher Peachment


Christopher Peachment is a journalist and renowned film critic. He lives in London.

Additional information

GOR001619438
Caravaggio: A novel by Christopher Peachment
Christopher Peachment
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2003-01-17
304
0330487329
9780330487320
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