Rafael Sabatini is an Italian and English writer of novels, short stories and plays of romance and adventure. At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages, living with his grandfather in England, attending school in Portugal and, as a teenager, in Switzerland. His most famous works have been screened into the popular films Captain Blood and Scaramouche. Sabatini's literature is usually associated with a fiction in the historic settings full of political intrigue and religion. The author was distinguished by critics as a master of entertaining literature imbued by clever dialogues and vivid plots.
The main character of the book “The Shame of Motley plot”- a young nobleman Boccadoro, despite of his quick wit looses his inheritance and status. He is forced by his enemy, the tyrant of Pesaro, to serve him as a court jester. Luckily enough, after being driven out of Pesaro, he is employed as a secret messenger by Cesare Borgia. On his way main hero meets the beautiful Paola di Santafior and falls in love with her. But will he win her heart and overcome all the difficulties? A fun story with plenty of tension and gripping end is in just front of you!