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Blood & Beauty (Paperback)
  • Blood & Beauty (Paperback)

Blood & Beauty (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 03/04/2014
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By the end of the fifteenth century, the beauty and creativity of Italy is matched only by its brutality and corruption. When Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia buys his way into the papacy, he is defined not just by his wealth, charisma and power, but by his blood: a Spanish Pope in a city run by Italians. If he is to succeed, he must use his Machiavellian son and innocent daughter. Stripping away the myths around the Borgias, Blood & Beauty breathes life into the astonishing family of Alexander VI and celebrates the raw power of history itself: compelling, complex, and relentless.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781844087457

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