Known world-wide as the painter of the Mona Lisa, for designs of flying machines and for his studies of the human body. He brought his scientific and artistic abilities together so successfully that he is as famous now, five hundred years after his death, as in his lifetime.
The legal case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce has become a joke to some people. People are born, marry and die, and still the case continues. But will the lives of Ada and Richard be ruined, like so many before? And how will their friend Esther be affected by secrets from her past?