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By Angela K. Nickerson

ISBN-10: 0977742911

ISBN-13: 9780977742912

From St. Peter’s Basilica to the Capitoline Hill, this designated resource—part biography, half heritage, and half shuttle guide—provides an intimate portrait of the connection among Michelangelo and the town he restored to inventive greatness. Lavishly illustrated and richly informative, this shuttle significant other tells the tale of Michelangelo’s meteoric upward push, his occupation marked through successive creative breakthroughs, his tempestuous kin with strong consumers, and his austere yet passionate deepest existence. supplying road maps that let readers to navigate town and detect Rome as Michelangelo knew it, every one bankruptcy specializes in a selected paintings that surprised Michelangelo’s contemporaries and glossy travelers alike.

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1T'S COLD INSIDE! AS MY STORY OPENS, WE SEE BARTON GORDON, RAGGED AND UNKEMPT, STRUGGLING THROUGH A BLINDING SNOWSTORM ... -" . IF I WEREN'T DOWN TO MY LAST CENT, I'D NEVER GO OUT ON A DAY LIKE THIS TO ANSWER A WANT- AD~ 0 . r... COME IN~ HURRY UP~ DON'T JUST STAND THERE! CLOSE THE DOOR{ ORDON ENTERED THE FRIGID APARTMENT{ BEFORE HIM STOOD THE LANDLORD. JOB OF SUPERINTENDANT OF MY BUILDING, I PRESUME I ... DON'T LIKE FURNACES! THE'G •• THEY FRIGHTEN ME! #' YOU WILL HAVE A PLACE TO LIVE IN THE BASEMENT!

BARTON GORDON STEERED CLEAR OF THE STRANGE MARCUS KINGSLEY WHO LIVED IN THE COLD ON THE TOP FLOOR! HE DID HIS WORK ... DID IT WELL! THE OTHER TENANTS WERE KEPT WARM AND COZY! THEN, ONE BLEAK DAY LATE WHAT IN THE WORLD ... A TRUCK PARKED OUTSIDE~ 'AIR-CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATI ON'~ WHAT A TIME OF THE YEAR TO HAVE AIR - CONDITIONERS INSTALLEDr MACHINERY••• 54 As BARTON WATCHED, THE WORKMEN CARTED CRATE AFTER CRATE UP THE STAIRS TO THE TOP FLOOR! THEY WORKED FOR SEVERAL DAYS UP THERE! HE COULD HEAR THE HAMMERING ...

58 Due pagine del Necronomicon ricostruite dal francese Druillet e pubblicate sulla fanzine americana Anubis nel 1966. Vignetta tratta da Urm le lou di Philippe Druillet, 197 4-1976. 59 Altre otto pagine del Necronomicon di Druillet, presentate nel Metal Hurlant Special Lovecraft, settembre 1978. 60 61 Un'architettura non-umana di Philippe Druillet per Ia copertina di Fiction n. P. Lovecraft". «Still later my dreams included vistasfrom the great round windows, and from the titanic flat roof, with its curious gardens, wide barren area, and hide, scalopped parapet of stone, to which the topmost of the inclined planes led.

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