Caravaggio: Signed in Blood




      Caravaggio: Signed in Blood
Fifteen year old Beppo, an indentured servant in Rome, is accused of murder The only person who can help him is one of the most celebrated artists of his day Caravaggio.Starred and Recommended by Kirkus Reviews, and a Holiday Pick for Young Readers by the Winnipeg Free Press. New Download Caravaggio: Signed in Blood [ by ] Mark David Smith [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

Mark David Smith teaches English for the Burnaby School District, which gives him a needed outlet for correcting people s grammar a practice he has come to understand is socially inappropriate in other contexts He lives in Port Coquitlam, BC, with his wife and three children.


      Caravaggio: Signed in Blood
 By Mark David Smith IBN : 189658005X Format : Paperback – heartforum.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 174 pages
  • Caravaggio: Signed in Blood
  • Mark David Smith
  • English
  • 11 September 2019
  • 189658005X

10 thoughts on “ Caravaggio: Signed in Blood

  1. Melody says:

    What an enjoyable read I think this novel would be particularly appealing to middle grade readers and would be a great fit as part of a Renaissance unit The author writes beautifully and is successful at evoking an authentic Italian atmosphere Here s a quote that won t spoil the story The covered dishes contained a sumptuous dinner plump grapes atop thick slices of Gorgonzola cheese a soft fresh pane nocciato, sourdough bread with walnuts think slices of chilled cooked ham, succulent and What an enjoyable read I think this novel would be particularly appealing to middle grade readers and would be a great fit as part of a Renaissance unit The author writes beautifully and is successful at evoking an authentic Italian atmosphere Here s a quote that won t spoil the story The covered dishes contained a sumptuous dinn...

  2. Dorine White says:

    Young Beppo is the indentured servant of a wine barrel salesman in Italy, circa 1606 Treated horribly, he is none the less loyal and does his job When his corrupt boss is murdered in front of Beppo s eyes, Beppo flees, making him the prime suspect.Beppo takes shelter with the artist Caravaggio, who himself has killed a man Together they travel as fugitives about Italy, fleeing the Pope and other nobleman Beppo becomes Caravaggio s servant apprentice, learning about painting and art While ha Young Beppo is the indentured servant of a wine barrel salesman in Italy, circa 1606 Treated horribly, he is none the less loyal and does his job When his corrupt boss is murdered in front of Beppo s eyes, Beppo flees, making him the prime suspect.Beppo takes shelter with the artist Caravaggio, who himself has killed a man Together they travel as fugitives about Italy, fleeing the Pope and other nobleman Beppo becomes Caravaggio s servant apprentice, learning about painting and art While handling the artists business affairs, he falls for the daughter of one of the models Alas, Beppo is an orphan and pennyless Plus, he is wanted for murder Will Beppo and Dolcetta have a future and how will he prove his innocence My Thought...

  3. Cee says:

    15 year old Beppo is an indentured slave falsely accused of murder Unfortunately in Renaissance Italy, justice is not available to him So he runs off with Caravaggio, the famous artist, also accused of murder to save themselves from the police Full of danger, swordplay, markets, castles and caves, the historical setting is both accurate and richly detailed The reader will be left wondering how to te...

  4. George K. Ilsley says:

    The fastest read I ve had in a while It s probably best if you don t know anything about Caravaggio, or expect a book about Caravaggio it s really about his young servant, Beppo The plot is rather fanciful and fairytale ish And happily ever after again, if one overlooks Carava...

  5. D.R. Graham says:

    For anyone who has ever imagined what it might have been like to live as a teen on the run during the Italian Renaissance a time of art, literature, music, sword fights, castles, and child slavery This is...

  6. Meg says:

    middle grade, historical fiction lots of dramatic sword fights and Italian.

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