The Borgias [NOOK Book]

Overview

There are many dreadful -- and perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgia family of renaissance Italy, and Alexandre Dumas (author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other period classics) reveals one possible truth in all its ugly glory. Dumas minces no words in describing the violent acts of a violent time.
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The Borgias

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Overview

There are many dreadful -- and perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgia family of renaissance Italy, and Alexandre Dumas (author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other period classics) reveals one possible truth in all its ugly glory. Dumas minces no words in describing the violent acts of a violent time.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012386984
  • Publisher: Wildside Press
  • Publication date: 4/14/2011
  • Series: Celebrated Crimes , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 269,303
  • File size: 255 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2012

    Interesting read

    I liked the book, my only issue is either the translation or ebook version needed some heavy editing. The same word, used in various places in the book was spelled two different ways, God and Gad both appear in the text.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2011

    not recomended

    This book is boring.

    2 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2013

    The Borgias

    Disgustingly full of typos. Overly descriptive. Not a very enjoyable reading experience.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Rose 2

    I will be on til 2 a.m waiting for a reply but after that im not going to look at my nook again untill later today (1:44 a.m currently)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    Agni

    Agni walked in, glancing around for Kyleah.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    September

    *she smiled, drawing in her notebook*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Henri

    I'm a girl in real life, and I asked my little brother to create my character. Although, I did choose my Godly Parent. I'm a really boyish girl. I hate to wear anything with pink or purple, and of course I love sports and that stuff. I play soccer, and that's the only sport I play, but I'm really good at it.) Henri walked around camp, looking around.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    Marlin 3 to Sara

    ((Why do you call me by my Ethereal name here, yet you call me by my CHB name at Ethereal? O.o Your backwards!))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    Henri to: Syren

    Oh! You are on the quest! Hello!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2014

    To Zach

    No, the borders are still weak because the Fleece is still gone and Thalia's Pine is dying. No one screwed up.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    a voice

    A cold, chilling voice laughed, seeming to come from everywhere, from Thalia's dying pine to the Big House to the training arena. "You still expect to survive? Ha! Your naivety is amusing. Your camp will be annihilated. My monsters approach as I speak."
    An image suddenly flashed in the sky above camp, impossible to miss. A girl with long black hair wearing a blue baseball cap and a tattered orange shirt descended stairs into ruins and was suddenly smacked aside into a wall. The image changed, showing another beautiful girl sinking to the bottom of an ocean, her brown tresses floating wildly and blood flowing from her side as she landed on the sea floor... and passed right through it. Another girl with wavy brown and blue hair hung from a tree in a net, clawing at the ropes.
    The images disappeared with a cruel laugh. "Your chosen ones will fail," the voice chuckled. "Your camp is doomed."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Eclair

    "For you it is. The only reason i stop is because i care about my figure, and need to stay thin."

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2014

    Aspen**

    **all, not I.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2014

    To hope

    Right next to you in the tree is the body of a man wth the organs taken out and in a plastic bag stuck on another spiky branch.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2014

    Ausar

    *He sees soething, and takes a step back.*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2014

    <p>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2014

    Hjf

    Fjfjf

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2014

    Rose

    Imma go jump in the pool..be back in a few minutes

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2014

    Scarlett add on

    And thanks. I really needed that whole conversation.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 22, 2014

    TO ALL

    Please read the first part to my new series at "hyagin" res 1. Reviews or comments go at res two. If i get some good feedback Ill continue. THANKS

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