Rafael Sabatini was an author of historical fiction, writer, who was named by critics “Alexander Dumas of contemporary fiction”. His imagination was especially excited about the themes of sea, pirates and free corsairs adventures which present in many of his works.
“The Life of Cesare Borgia” is a nonfiction work, dedicated to one of the most famous personages in the Italy’s history. Cesare Borgia served as Machiavelli's model of the ideal ruler for The Prince. The second son of Pope Alexander VI, he became a Cardinal in the Catholic Church at age 18. A man of action, brave, daring and determined, he was insatiably power-hungry and entirely ruthless. Murder, bribery, and deceit were all in the day’s work to him and his pleasures were women, hunting, and fashionable clothes. He was considered the handsomest and cruelest man in Italy. This is his notable history.
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