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The Family

Author: Mario Puzo
SKU: 9780099533269

Kshs 1,200.00

ISBN : 9780099533269

Published : 2 Jul 2009

Author : Mario Puzo

Language : English

Main Material : Paperback softback

Publisher : Capstone, Cornerstone

Size : 197 x 130 x 28 (mm)

Weight : 308g

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_____________________________________From the legendary author of THE GODFATHER comes a novel of the original Italian crime familyFifteenth-century Italy. The Renaissance is in full swing, heralding a new golden age for Europe. But where there is gold – and power – there are those who are willing to do anything to get their hands on them.

Enter the Borgias. Headed by Rodrigo Borgia, better known as Pope Alexander VI, this tight-knit family is fighting to keep its iron grip on Italy – but theirs is a lethal game, and the cost of failure is surely death. Scheming and plotting for their own ends are his children: Giovanni, the much-favoured golden boy; his younger brother Cesare, jealous and vicious; and Lucrezia, cunning, calculating and passionate.

The Borgias face immense opposition from all quarters of Italy, but their deadliest foes may be far closer to home. _____________________________________A tale of brutality and betrayal that crowns Mario Puzo’s remarkable career_____________________________________’We are a family,’ Alexander told his children. ‘And the loyalty of the family must come before everything and everyone else.

We must learn from each other, protect each other, and be bound first and foremost to each other. For if we honour that commitment, we will never be vanquished – but if we falter in that loyalty, we will all be condemned…’