Blood & Beauty – Sarah Dunant

Blood & Beauty = Borgias, Part 1, which takes us from Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia’s elevation to the papacy as Alexander VI to his beloved Lucrezia‘s departure to the Duchy of Ferrara to embark on her third marriage in less than 10 years. All of which left me looking forward to Part 2.

A very readable Renaissance romp and the start of the cottage Christmas (and New Year) reading….

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