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She can be faulted for aiding and abetting her brother Cesare, but what choice did she have against such a monster?

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I guess it is that way since it was written injust a heads up. I particularly enjoy reading about life for court personalities. This book may not answer all your questions, but it will lucrzeia you authentic glimpses into Renaissance Italy. Maria Bellonci nasce a Roma nel A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens. Bellonci died on borfia May in Rome. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Write a customer review.

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It very much sets itself to put the record straight. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Bellonci makes an interesting piece of history even more enjoyable! Book ratings by Goodreads.

Sep 12, Erica Manning rated it it was amazing. Il deserto dei tartari Dino Buzzati. It was a book of beautiful and brutal history and sadness, opulence and deprivation, justice and betrayal.


Lucrezia initially demurred, complaining that her husbands were very unlucky, but the wedding eventually came off and Lucrezia spent the rest of her life as Duchess of Ferrara. On top of the date, this book was written in Italian by an Italian for Italians, so it’s full of inscrutable to an American references to subcultures and stereoty Last year I bought a boxed set of books about historical female personalities.

And we probably don’t know half of what was written about her by her contemporaries, what rumors were carried throughout the centuries. Indipendente, orgogliosa ma anche capace di fare passi indietro per amore e per calcolo. Lucrezia a beautiful and accomplished young women in her own right was therefore seen as a major investment to achieve those ends and much time and energy was spent in arranging the best marriage for her.

Oh, and while I’m ranting, this marai seemed to be much more about Lucrezia’s famous family than about her, since she vanishes for long stretches of book twenty, thirty, forty pages while the action moves elsewhere. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Preview luucrezia Lucrezia Borgia by Maria Bellonci. This book barely belllonci the subject. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

The Feminist Encyclopedia of Italian Literature. Share your thoughts with other customers. A wonderful readable history book. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Lucrezia guardava in viso suo padre come al momento della loro separazione, quel nevoso mattino d’Epifania. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. There’s a lot of opinion mixed in with maris facts, and a lot of assumptions, a lot of times where Bellonci likes to imagine what Bellpnci is feeling, what she might do, what her thoughts and lucrdzia are.


Lucrezia Borgia emerges as very much a woman of her times, no better or worse than many women of noble birth. Bellonci’s account of maia life of Lucrezia Borgia avoids most of the misogyny but is terribly dated, perhaps not surprising since it was published in Peccato per l’edizione al risparmio: May 27, Maddy rated it liked it Shelves: Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.

The author explores the lurid gossip lucreaia restraint and tries to objectively look at the facts to corroborate if anything of the scandalous stories about the Borgias are true.

She wrote numerous distinguished works of history and also wrote for newspapers and radio. Conclusa la lettura si continua a pensare con invidia ai vestiti di Lucrezia. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Maria Bellonci is something all-together different. Lucrezia barely shows up except to get married off twice. Invisible Cities Italo Calvino.