Overall rating and opinion of "The Girl Who Knew da Vinci" by Belle Ami

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A book which contains a story beyond the mainstream history is very attractive to me. This book is the thing to pick up.
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I really liked this book because I've always wanted to travel to Florence and this book gives you very detailed scenes about the country and the towns. I'm a big fan of romance novels so that aspect of the book appealed to me. I would recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of history and romance.
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NL Hartje wrote:
01 Jun 2018, 02:34
The art is definitely what pulls me into this book. Ever since a kooky art history course during undergrad I have had a side love affair with art’s little mysteries. Choosing da Vinci was a great choice on behalf of the author because there is so much symbolism to be decoded in his work!
After reading the review and your comment I am thinking that this is a book I should check out! Looks like it’s right up my alley

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03 Jun 2018, 13:04
The thing I love the most about this book is the mystery within it. And the hint of paranormality. I would definitely recommend this to others because of the history and the mystery.
I agree - I recently finished reading this book and enjoyed the mystery and the paranormal aspects added a new spin. I enjoyed reading this book.

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The mystery and art side of this book draws me in. Two of my favorite categories merge to form a brilliant piece of work. Wow!

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I loved the plot and the character development. I thought the author incorporated a little too much sex into the story, causing the action to slow during the middle part of the book. I would definitely recommend the book to others, though.

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I loved the mystery in this book. You are turning pages just to see how it will turn out. I did feel like the characters were a little sappy but ok. I would recommend this book to others to read.

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I really liked this story. It was a unique and interesting romance thriller. I liked the three love stories and how they all connected to each other. I loved the search for the da Vinci. But what I loved the most about this book was the imagery. The author is so talented in creating vivid images of the setting and characters that the book really came to life for me. The only thing I didn't love was that there were a bunch of grammatical errors. I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series.

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I was just reading a quote on Pinterest and it stated that 'The eart without art would just be 'eh' which I think is true. Art is very important and getting books like this that touches on it is amazing.
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This sounds intensely interesting. I really like art history mysteries, and the characters sound fully developed. I also love detailed scenes, imagery, and a bit of paranormal parallels -- all of which this book has. I look forward to reading it!
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I would love to read the book. Art with mystery is always a good combination.

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I really liked this book! I found it super relatable, partially because I just came back from an Art History Study Abroad in Florence when I came across it. I just read the sequel and thought I'd revisit some thoughts from the first one.

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This book has a thoroughly intriguing plot, which is developed well. I think the characters were also well-written. I actually got really involved in reading it and found it hard to put down. I also enjoyed the travelogue style of portraying the beautiful settings. Having been to some of these places, it was like revisiting them. My dislikes would include the graphic sexual scenes and the whole idea of reincarnation. It's fun reading, but I just don't believe in it.

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The story of Da Vinci kindled my interest when i came across this book.
Halfway into it and i just can't stop reading.
So far I'm giving it a 3 out 4stars.

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I would rate the book two out of four stars. I just can't deal with the erotic scenes and making Angela into such a weak character.

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