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Domino
  • Published: 30 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446466681
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

Domino



Following the huge success of Brunelleschi's Dome and Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, Vintage re-issue Ross King's two fantastic historical crime novels, Domino and Ex Libris with a sumptuous new jacket treatment. Irresistible.

After meeting the mysterious and beautiful Lady Beauclair at a society ball, George Cautley, a hapless young artist adrift in the gilded world of 1770s London, paints her portrait. She, in turn, tells him the scandalous story of Tristano, a castrato singer in Handel's opera company fifty years before. But Cautley also meets the eminent painter Sir Endymion Starker that same evening and his mistress, Eleanora, who has another tragic tale to tell, one that will have George unwittingly re-enacting the fate of Tristano-

  • Published: 30 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446466681
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the author

Ross King

Ross King is a renowned expert in the Italian Renaissance. He is the author of numerous bestselling and acclaimed books include Brunelleschi’s Dome, Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling, Leonardo and the Last Supper and Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies. His love of Renaissance Florence, which he has been studying, writing and lecturing about for over twenty years, made Vespasiano’s long-forgotten story – never written about before – an irresistible next subject. He lives just outside Oxford.

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Praise for Domino

"Outlandish hats and hairstyles, towering wigs, gender-blurring masquerades -- these are among the numerous excellent reasons" to pick up the book

New York Times

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