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The Borgia Bride
The Borgia Bride
Author: Jeanne Kalogridis
 From Publishers Weekly — Against the backdrop of 15th-century Italian internecine feuds, debauchery and Vatican corruption, Kalogridis's latest historical novel (after The Burning Times) chronicles with compelling sweep the story of the ravishing and iron-willed Sancha de Aragon, princess of Naples. Illegitimate daughter to the c...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780007148837
ISBN-10: 0007148836
Publication Date: 2/6/2006
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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pbutterfly avatar reviewed The Borgia Bride on + 41 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 10
Intrigue, scandal, murder, and liasons.... all well-researched and grounded historically. This book made the era vivid while giving interesting, complex characters to love and hate. If you like Phillipa Gregory books ("The Virgin Queen", etc) or historical fiction of any kind, you'll like this.
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Helpful Score: 10
Very interesting and dramatic! Tragic and creepy story about the Borgia's and their demise. Was a very fast read and I highly recommend it, but don't start it at bed time - you won't be able to put it down till it's finished!
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Helpful Score: 7
I've read several books about Lucrezia and the Borgias, but this one is from a different point of view...that of Sancha of Aragon. Sister to Alfonso (who would marry Lucrezia and be murdered by the order of Cesare) and wife to Jofre (younger brother of Cesare), Sancha learns more than she ever wanted to know about the Borgias.
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Helpful Score: 5
Absolutely excellent. The simple writing style makes the fact that it's all based on truth even more horrifying
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Helpful Score: 5
Absolutely great book. Jeanne does an incredible job of retelling the Borgia Dynasty. The characters are very vivid.
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