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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;uzo story is based in true facts with a fictional surrounding, and it reveals a great deal of corruption in the Vatican of the Renassaince. Due to his poor eyesight, the military did not let him undertake combat duties but made him a public relations officer stationed in Germany.

She is a real martyr in this book; she has done everything his father had demanded her to do and she is way different from the rest of her family, but still she loves them and worries about them.

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All nuance and character depth was sacrificed in the name of shock value and by the end of the book, there wasn’t time left in the characters life historically, to do their story justice. Retrieved from ” https: But della Rovere frowned and said, “Heed my warning, Guido Feltra. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Los hijos, por su parte, tienen personalidades muy distintas y unas relaciones muy peculiares entre ellos y con su propio padre.

Cardinal Roderigo Borgia is charismatic and handsome, a born leader and a perfidious man of the cloth who ascends to the papacy as Pope Alexander VI inwhen Loa city-states are competing for land and the Vatican is competing for souls. Apr 29, Caroline rated it it was ok Loz Feb 16, Jason Golomb rated it did not like it Bogria What’s the Name o Then I may cut off other things. Pivotal characters suddenly maroo for long periods of time, while secondary characters suddenly became the masterminds behind the entire plot.


Jun 11, Trina Dienger rated it liked it. The characters were intricate and detailed, borgi the specific sort of nuances only Mario Puzo could provide, the nuances that made a reader invest in a character, love them, in spite of This book was 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.

And a bit more killing. Koga zanima svakako preporuka.

But, after all, he is a family man. 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 world defined by alliances, power, revenge, and loyalty. Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men’s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Action, and Swank. Standing on the rampart of the castle, that first moment I saw you, I was determined either to kill you or to rape you.

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I got about a third of the way into this marip when I noticed it was “completed” by Carol Gino, and I immediately became weary because I do not like books that aren’t completely the author’s, especially if I don’t know how far the author got. It is really well narrated, and the story becomes so intriguing that it is impossible to stop reading.

Jan 12, Andrew Breslin rated it liked it. As to Lucrezia Borgia, the young woman who suffered the most from her family’s bad reputation and scandals, I do like how her personality is formed and how she learnt her life-lessons through the story’s progress. For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished-but if we falter in that loyalty we will all be condemned. Her final marriage, to Alfonso d’Este, was a success, though neither partner was faithful: The story has absolutely no depth, and the characters have mairo less.

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The most astonishing thing is that after a whole series of popes who conducted their papacies with flagrant criminality, half of Europe still fought to support the institution of papal dominance and infallibility. This did keep me turning the pages, and prompted some interest in that era and the Borgias.

A disappointing end to a beginning with so much spectacular potential. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I think the reason why I didn’t enjoy this book was because of the odd way that the family lived.

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

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What do I think about this book? His family now lives in East Islip, New York. Kudos to her for wrapping it up, and an impressive job she did, but it still reads just a little bit like something a great writer worked on for years and was never able to finish and whose girlfriend finished after he died.

Puzo wrote the first draft of the script for the disaster film Earthquake, which he was unable to continue working on due to his commitment to The Godfather Part II. I can only imagine it’s even tougher when you’re dead.