- Oct. 28, 2014
-- The setting of the new Italian language crime novel by Alessandra Barabaschi is Florence. The e-book “The Poison of the Medici” is the fifth volume of her popular series of crime novels and tourist guides through Italy. With her series, the author invites the reader to a trip through Italy: to Rome (Vol. 1 “The War of the Roman Cats” A1), to Busseto, the city of Verdi (Vol. 2 “The Theft of Aida” B1), to Cremona, the city of Stradivari (Vol. 3 “The Lost Stradivari” B2), and to Venice (Vol. 4 “The Gondolier of Death” A2). And if you want to continue the journey through Italy, you can look forward to the sixth volume of the series “Death on the Arena-Stage”
coming in winter 2014. The new e-book “The Poison of the Medici” published by mainbook Frankfurt combines a crime novel in Italian level A1 with a tourist guide through Florence. Readers can learn Italian while also enjoying an introduction to the sights of the magnificent capital of Tuscany as well as many famous figures and locations: Uffizi, Palazzo Pitti, Ponte Vecchio, Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and the Medici - the author Alessandra Barabaschi presents all you need to know about the city. Also included are entertaining exercises, an original Italian recipe, grammar practices, dossiers as well as all solutions. With the language course series by Alessandra Barabaschi readers also get to know - besides the Italian language and its idioms - the country, its people, Italian culture and cuisine. It therefore provides a unique combination that is exclusively available via e-books: so travellers can carry around almost all of Italy and its highlights in their pockets. By e-book through Italy - the new way of travelling and studying a language along the way. The series is published by mainbook Frankfurt, the individual e-books are available at all online stores.