Description - The Life of Cesare Borgia by Rafael Sabatini
Cesare Borgia has long had the reputation of being a notorious, but harmless criminal, known only in tales of romance and melodrama. Yet in this revealing biography, Sabatini seeks to redress this imbalance and present the true story of the original Machiavellian villain. Cesare Borgia emerges as a man of sound judgement and military genius.
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Author Biography - Rafael Sabatini
Rafael Sabatini was born to an English mother and Italian father, both well-known opera singers. At age 17 Sabatini moved to England, where, after a brief stint in the business world, he started to write. His major breakthrough came with Scaramouche, which became an international bestseller and was followed by the equally successful Captain Blood. All his earlier books were then rushed into reprint. Many of his novels were subsequently adapted into classic films, which appealed to both a male and female market with their drama, romance and action, set against a variety of historical settings.