The Resource Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel, Sarah Dunant

Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel, Sarah Dunant

Label
Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel
Title
Blood & beauty
Title remainder
the Borgias : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Dunant
Title variation
  • Blood and beauty
  • Borgias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Is there a family in history more dazzling, dangerous and notorious than the Borgias? A powerhouse of the Italian Renaissance, their very name epitomizes the ruthless politics and sexual corruption of the Papacy. The father, Pope Alexander VI, a consummate politician and a man with a voracious appetite both as Cardinal and Pope. The younger Juan, womanizer and thug, and their lovely sister, Lucretia, whose very name has become a byword for poison, incest and intrigue. But how much of the history about this remarkable family is actually true, and how much distorted, filtered through the age old mechanisms of political spin, propaganda and gossip? What if the truth, the real history, is even more challenging? "Blood & Beauty: The Borgias" is an epic novel which sets out to capture the scope, the detail, the depth, the colour and the complexity of this utterly fascinating family
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunant, Sarah
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Borgia family
  • Nobility
  • Church and state
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel, Sarah Dunant
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Canadian edition.
Extent
506 pages
Isbn
9781443406444
Lccn
cn2012908412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical table
System control number
  • DSS0326347
  • 5428064
Label
Blood & beauty : the Borgias : a novel, Sarah Dunant
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Canadian edition.
Extent
506 pages
Isbn
9781443406444
Lccn
cn2012908412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map, genealogical table
System control number
  • DSS0326347
  • 5428064

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