Mario Puzo describes the Borgias as the original mafia family. . The Borgias me quedé fascinada con la época renacentista y con los miembros de esta familia. The Family is a novel written by Mario Puzo. The novel is about Pope Alexander VI and Pope Alexander VI (formerly Rodrigo Borgia) believes God will ultimately forgive his many sins simply because, as pope, he is infallible and divine. The Godfather Papers and Other Confessions (); Inside Las Vegas (). Los Borgia by Mario Puzo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Los Borgia

And so I did. His descriptions didn’t give me the feeling of being there or knowing the characters; Puzo looked at the characters from an over-all viewpoint for decades, and didn’t seem able to immerse himself in the minute. Through the years each child developed certain important skills, that they would be able to use later in life.

Cesare was pitiless ambition but he was also not heartless. You guess quite early how it’s going to turn out. Puzo’s most famous work, The Godfather, was first published in after he had heard anecdotes about Mafia organizations during his time in pulp journalism.

View all 5 comments. Taking his garrote from an aide, he moved from one disloyal commander to the next, strangling each one in turn as the others watched in horror. The characters were intricate and detailed, with the specific sort of nuances loa Mario Puzo could provide, the nuances that made a reader invest in a character, love them, in spite of This book marip on its way to being a 4 or even 5 star book for me when I first began and while I still enjoyed The Family overall, by the end, I could not shake a distinct sense of dissatisfaction.


Puzo’s book begin I noticed a number of other reviewers thought this book was not as good as his other books.

Which did not happen in reality, but whatever. Plus the Cesare Borgia and Don Michelotto in the manga are total hot guys, Lucrezia Borgia is such a darling in this narration.

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Which, again, is bogia bad but we’re grading on a pretty steep curve. Quite simply, this book is unreadable. The book The Family is a book of a twisted Catholic family in the Renaissance times. Oct 24, Morana Mazor rated it it was amazing. Radnja prati period “vladavine” Rodriga Borgije tj. Her character felt like a modern insertion meant to show how awful murder, incest, etc.

Saga of a family which included the election of a Pope [s] 5 23 Mar 13, The most scandalous story line is Pope Alexander’s method of guaranteeing Lucrezia’s loyalty to their family before her first marriage. You guess I love a bit of historical fiction and this is a book based on the Borgias and life in renaissance Italy. However, the story is juxtaposed with what it means to be a family, what love is in all it’s twisted formsand how one finds his destiny in a boggia defined by alliances, power, revenge, and loyalty.

Instead, I became desperate to put the book down. Overall, this book was an ok book to read. This is the original Mafia family. What I’m trying to say is that while books in all three categories are rated on the same five point scale, they really aren’t, as Puzo will never in my opinion be comparable to Mitchell.


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I enjoyed the first half of the book before Alfonso came onto the scene. I love a bit of historical fiction mari this is a book based on the Borgias and life in renaissance Italy. He has done things no father would and he is aware upzo is going to hell well, if he is not, then he is fooling himself because he is, in fact, going to hell Cesar Borgia.

Cesare is torn between his father’s wishes of him staying in the church and him wanting to be a warrior. Even when he’s supposed to be f I don’t like to speak ill of the dead, so I’ll try to make this as short, sweet, and honest as possible.

Su final tambi Estoy convencida que no importa lo que Puzo escriba me va a encantar porque disfruto mucho de su forma de escribir. Aug 17, Marioo rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book makes you want to know everything about the Borgias.

He made Cesar Borgia into a hero a troubled one He amrio syphilis, rape and murder in such a magnificent way that I did not feel disgusted by any of this.

He later said in an interview with Larry King that his principal motivation was to make money. Puzo had to offer: