1693 Europe: A time of enlightenment, but also disease, deadly edicts, and impending war. MOLTO GRANDE tracks the epic journeys of Nicolo and Luca, two Italian brothers, after plague destroys their family. Nicolo will be given a chance for celebrity as a castrato; if successful, he will be favored by royalty across the continent. Luca’s path will take him to the ways of the nomadic Gypsy, a long-despised and often persecuted people. Years later, a mistaken identity will cause brother to go against brother in surprising and deadly ways. The Duke of Savoy, the kings of France and Spain, and the intellectuals of the day will all make their marks on the lives of these siblings. (Updated novel version; August 2020) Dick Franklin is author of novels Joshua Rye and Serpent at the Well, and the blog series Writing from Behind the Curve.
Molto Grande is an action-packed, and poignant adventure from start to finish that will take its readers on a thrilling, shocking, but above all, incredibly entertaining journey! The journey the reader will encounter throughout Molto Grande will keep you entertained, enthralled, and excited from start to finish. This is all thanks to the author Dick Franklin who hooks his readers from the very start to the very end. That is why I already have to recommend this book to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about this captivating story!
Molto Grande is a fast-paced, adventure-packed novel with many themes laced throughout. The reader in Molto Grande will be taken back in time to 1693 Europe and it is here the reader will meet the two stars of the novel, two brothers called Nicolo and Luca. The reader will follow Nicolo and Luca as they both embark on two very different journeys which see them living opposite lives. The reader will then witness them have to go against each other in a heartbreaking twist and this book lovers is the short premise of the thrilling historical tale that is Molto Grande!
The story laced throughout Molto Grande is full of action and suspense and these two themes, combined with many others, even poignant ones! Are weaved together flawlessly by the author Dick Franklin and the result is an incredibly entertaining story that I will not forget for a long time!
Dick Franklin is the author of Molto Grande and I wish so much I had found his work sooner! I wish I had because it has been a long time since I have read a tale of this nature so I was thrilled to discover Molto Grande! It is an incredible book, full of twists and turns galore and sensational literature courtesy of Dick Franklin.
Dick Franklin has managed to write a tale that is not only thrilling but informative too as it takes the reader back in time. Franklin knows just how to inform his readers by his wonderful ability to whisk readers away on a journey and perfectly place them in the thick of the drama. As well as this the descriptions laced throughout Molto Grande are beautiful and they will correctly place you in the thick of the story, making you imagine every detail as well as making you imagine you are right there with the protagonists of the novel! This, in turn, keeps the reader hooked and turning the pages which is what a reader would want in a novel!
Overall Molto Grande is a magnificent, sensational and entertaining book that will easily entertain its readers and captivate them to read for many hours so I, of course, have to award this incredible book five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers; you will not regret it!
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