In the Lucrezia Borgia book: Life, Love, and Death in the Renaissance Italy (paperback), you'll learn that the very name Lucrezia Borgia conjures up everything that was sinister and corrupt about the Renaissanceâ€”incest, political assassination, papal sexual abuse, poisonous intrigue, unscrupulous power grabs. Yet, in the Renaissance book, bestselling biographer Sarah Bradford reveals a breathtaking new portrait of Borgia. The truth is far more fascinating than the myth. Neither a vicious monster nor a seductive pawn, Lucrezia Borgia was a shrewd, determined woman who used her beauty and intelligence to secure a key role in the political struggles of her day as revealed in this must-have Borgia Italian history book.
Drawing from a trove of contemporary documents and fascinating firsthand accounts, Bradford brings to life the art, the pageantry, and the dangerous politics of the Renaissance world Lucrezia Borgia helped to create.