Leonardo da Vinci Audible Audio Edition: Walter Isaacson, Alfred Molina, Simon Schuster Audio: Amazon.ca: Audible Audiobooks Pdf/E–pub

And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake eFascinating man His modern approach to a 500 years old story is one of a kind Issacson is a delightful author Every subject he has approached so far has been so well documented that if you have only one book to read about Leonardo Da Vinci this is it We all know a thing or two about Leonardo Da Vinci Perhaps you haveven seen the Mona Lisa Isaacson somehow managed to put together the incredible story of Leonardo Da Vinci Da Vinci studied fields of science art urban planning military tactics *And Many Other Areas *many other areas well Leonardo had an curiosity about Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America everythingThe reader will be overwhelmed by Leonardo s life story On the slightly negative side The book rating is just fractionally below five stars At times the book had a slight textbook feel to it There was so much information to cover This minor problem most likely could not be avoided A fewxtra pages regarding the Mona Lisa would have also been appreciated The painting has a long list of intriguing social stories This book is highly recommended The information listed is comparable to a Leonardo introductory college course I did not want this book to nd I felt that I really got to know Leonardo da Vinci from reading this very detailed account written by Walter Isaacson It was great to have all the pictures as a reference to refer to when Mr Isaacson was describing them This is a really well thought out and well laid story I am now onto reading Walter Isaacson s Einstein Highly recommend This book I will read for some time It is phenomenal in its detail and diversity The insights it conveys into innovation and the world around us through the yes of Leonardo Da Vinci is superb This is not a trivial book It s no lightweight nor could it be "to convey the insights into humanity science and ngineering Buy the hardcover for the impact of the "convey the insights into humanity science and ngineering Buy the hardcover for the impact of the Stay with it you will be glad you did It is a great read Not on. Ying machines botany geology and weaponry His ability to stand at the crossroads of the humanities and the sciences made iconic by his drawing of Vitruvian Man made him history s most creative genius Now Walter Isaacson brings Leonardo da Vinci to life showing why we have much to learn from him His combination of science art technology and imagination remains an nduring recipe for creativity So too was his ase at being a bit of a misfit illegitimate ga. Overly long As well most literate people know Leonardo was the uintessential renaissance man They don t reuire a list of his accomplishments so much as they would Obsession enjoy the context which resulted in the intellectualnvironment which allowed Leonardo and his contemporaries *to flourish This detail is sparse and mostly unsatisfying There are better books on the subject Best biography of Leonardo *flourish This detail is sparse and mostly unsatisfying There are better books on the subject Best biography of Leonardo masterpiece with many colorful drawings paintings and sketches It brings the genius closer to those who are keen to learn But it s printed throughout on glossy paper You have to sit at a table and read it the volume is simply too heavy to use on your lap or read in "BED BUT THAT S NOT A "But that s not a You sit down and read like scholars in the olden days handled precious booksUrsula Tillmann author of Plato in the Mountains and Undressing Shadows I m a fan of the author the Steve Jobs biography was terrificAs a definitive work on Da Vinci this is a hugely impressive featIt captures not just his life but the Cabaret: A Roman Riddle essence of how he thought and his inuisitive nature that set him apartThis book has given me a much greater understanding for who he was the multi disciplined creative vibe in Florence and Rome at the time as well as a deeper appreciation of artBUTIt is a lengthy book and hard going at timesDo I think thessence could be distilled into something much much shorter yesYou could trim 150 pages lose nothing and nd up with a concentrated productIt s a triple album that s impressive in its grandeur and the amount of research that went in to it Reading all his diaries tcDid it leave a lasting impression yesDid I njoy it sometimesDid I look forward to finishing it and find it a bit arduous at other times yes Leonardo Da Vinci is my fifth book by Walter Issacson and with Steve Jobs by far my favourite one I am no Leonardo specialist but after reading this book I have learned a great deal about this. The author of the acclaimed best sellers Benjamin Franklin Einstein and Steve Jobs delivers an ngrossing biography of Leonardo da Vinci the world s most creative genius Leonardo da Vinci created the two most famous paintings in history The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa But in his own mind he was just as much a man of science and ngineering With a passion that sometimes became obsessive he pursued innovative studies of anatomy fossils birds the heart fl. Ly I know better about Leonardo I learned how to look carefully "at art works and appropriate their details Also I understand how the "art works and appropriate their details Also I understand how the had been in Italy renaissance between 1400 1500 centuriesOn the down side Walter Isaacson like his Steve Job s biography wrote the book like a fanboy There are praises verywhere and if he mentioned a critic from a third person soon he justifies Leonardo for a reason or another Also while I reach *Second Half Of The *half of the I feel many repetitive subjects or phrases are being told Leonardo Da Vinci is a great name person in the Art World and in the Renaissance time period A hugely accomplished multi artist uite well stablished thru talent politics and ambition I bought this Book After A Newspaper Review For My after a newspaper review for my who had mentioned wanting to read it A present well received by him also telling me how impressed he was with this book So i must give it the 5 stars he suggested Leonardo Da Vinci needs no introduction An xceptionally curious and intelligent person an inventor ngineer and a painter par xcellence all rolled into a single persona In this highly interesting and remarkable biographical work master biographer Walter Isaacson has tried to The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis explore and analyze various known and unknown aspects of thextraordinary life and personality of Leonardo Da Vinci His research presentation and narration are outstanding and uite ntertaining too Isaacson demystifies a highly complex individual and his ventful life with notable simplicity ase and intelligenceThis hardcover dition of the book is printed produced in Italy and in itself is a work of art Superior production and print uality makes going through the book a pleasant Just Cause experience Many paintings sketches and photographs are incorporated on the pages of this remarkable biography by anually remarkable authorA very highly recommended book to all the admirers and nthusiasts of Fine Arts Scienc. Y vegetarian left handed asily distracted and at times heretical His relentless curiosity should remind us of the importance of instilling in both ourselves and our children not just received knowledge but a willingness to uestion it to be imaginative and like talented misfits and rebels in any ra to think different PLEASE NOTE When you purchase this title the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audi.

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