En estos momentos se puede descargar gratuitamente de Amazon España el ebook Il Gran Cavallo, de Martin L. Shoemaker. Ésta es su sinopsis:
“I am Leonardo! I do not boast, I plan and design and sketch and research; and then when I am sure of success, then I announce what I shall do.”The year is 1482 and Leonardo da Vinci is working on the greatest engine of war the world has ever seen.Il Gran Cavallo is a 24-foot bronze horse built for Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, to protect him from war against Alfonso of Naples. Leonardo is working tirelessly, day and night, for over a decade trying to perfect the instrument of death. But as the years progress, the Duke’s demands becoming more and more trying for the great inventor.The Duke wants the bronze beast to breathe fire. That will really intimidate his enemies! But Leonardo is finding it almost impossible to safely use his latest mixture, Greek Fire, without destroying everything in sight. Soon Leonardo discovers that his invention has surpassed every single one of his previous creations. And not in the way that he wished.Il Gran Cavallo is a sumptuous treat for lovers of alternate history science fiction. Martin L. Shoemaker presents an elegant epistolary story that explores the dark secret of one of the world’s greatest inventors.