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Lucrezia Borgia

Life, Love, and Death in Renaissance Italy

Sarah Bradford, Lorna Raver (Read by)

Compact Disc

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (1/20/2009)
Paperback (11/1/2005)
Audio Cassette (1/1/2009)
MP3 CD (1/1/2009)
Compact Disc (1/1/2009)

Description

The very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissance: incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, as bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals in this breathtaking portrait, the truth is far more fascinating than the myth. Neither a vicious monster nor a seductive pawn, Lucrezia Borgia was a shrewd, determined woman who used her beauty and intelligence to secure a key role in the political struggles of her day. Drawing from a trove of contemporary documents and fascinating firsthand accounts, Bradford brings to life the art, the pageantry, and the dangerous politics of the Renaissance world Lucrezia Borgia helped to create.

Blackstone Audiobooks, 9781433224720

Publication Date: March 15, 2012