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Madonna of the seven hills

Author: Jean Plaidy
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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In a castle in the mountains outside Rome, Lucrezia Borgia is born into history's most notorious family. Her father, who is to become Pope Alexander VI, receives his first daughter warmly, and her brothers, Cesare and Giovanni, are devoted to her. But on the corrupt and violent streets of the capital it is a very different story: the Borgia family is feared.As Lucrezia becomes a beautiful young woman, her brothers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Large type books
Fiction
History
Named Person: Lucrezia Borgia; Lucrezia Borgia
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Plaidy
ISBN: 9780753188422 0753188422 9780753188439 0753188430
OCLC Number: 751802671
Notes: Originally published: London: Hale, 1958.
Description: 413 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jean Plaidy.

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In a castle in the mountains outside Rome, Lucrezia Borgia is born into history's most notorious family. Her father, who is to become Pope Alexander VI, receives his first daughter warmly, and her brothers, Cesare and Giovanni, are devoted to her. But on the corrupt and violent streets of the capital it is a very different story: the Borgia family is feared.As Lucrezia becomes a beautiful young woman, her brothers grow ever more protective. Their father is made Pope, and shortly afterwards Lucrezia is married - but as Borgias, the lives of the Pope's children are destined to be marred by scandal and tragedy, and that is a fate that Lucrezia cannot hope to escape...

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