L’ULTIMO MESSAGGIO DI LEONARDO
by Maria Pirulli, Stefano Ferrio
Skira Editore, 2019
Leonardo da Vinci did know sign language. This is the thesis of the novel Leonardo's last message which reveals a further ability of the most admired genius of the Italian Renaissance, five hundred years after his death. Inspired by the scientific studies of Maria Pirulli, an art historian, the novel cleverly interweaves science and literature, catapulting the readers into a succession of twists.