Russian prose for Italian Christmas
“Lauro” (“Laurus”) by Evgeniy Vodolazkin. This novel is about Russian medieval doctor and a monk named Laurus. The protagonist tries to atone for his involuntary sin all his life. He travels a lot for his redemption. Laurus goes, particularly, to Sepulcher, in Jerusalem, in the company of Florentine named Ambrogio Flecchia, the visionary winning the time.