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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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Standing on the rampart of the castle, that first moment I saw you, I was determined either to kill you or to rape you. Rodrigo Borgia- Alejandro VI.

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Mar 24, Kathy rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He’s full of the devil, this son of the church. Just as The Godfather, the head of the family Rodrigo Borgia, later Pope Alexandre VI is an loz and powerful man, who doesnt have any doubts to get rid of anybody who dares to stand on his way.

That would be too fast, too easy for a man of your vast cruelty. He died before finishing this, and I can personally attest to how hard it is to finish writing a book even if you are still alive.


While growing up, the children face some tough choices. While I don’t know for certain where Puzo left off before his passing, around the midway point, the story began borgoa dissolve into one exaggerated scheme after another. Feb 16, Jason Golomb rated it did not like it Shelves: I know this pzo was all about crime and lies, but by the way Puzo tells their story you cannot but love them. To ask other readers questions about The Familyplease sign up. I just can’t get into it. Now Michelotto seemed to pay attention.

Paperbackpages. The story is all about the struggle that each of the children and the Pope go through to stay in bofgia. Then there’s Lucrezia, who Puzo viewed as a “good girl” her tendency towards incest notwithstanding.

The Family by Mario Puzo

View all 4 comments. However, as strong as it bborgia, it just as quickly devolved. Her final marriage, to Alfonso d’Este, was a success, though neither partner was faithful: He worked on it for I’ve read most of Mario Puzo’s books, and this does not, in my opinion, compare favorably with the others.

Not everyone loves Mario Puzo, but I do.

This is the original Mafia family. But it didn’t haunt me, move me, inspire lo. This was my second Mario Puzo book, and I think this novel may have cemented an obsession with his books.


Pages to import images to Wikidata. Feb 02, Liza Martin rated it really liked it. 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. Oct 24, Morana Mazor rated it it was amazing.

The Family

The most scandalous story line is Pope Alexander’s method of guaranteeing Lucrezia’s loyalty to their family before her first marriage. I think the reason why I didn’t enjoy this book was because of the odd way that the family lived.

Since SHOtime has started the cable series The Borgias there are many fictional or historical fictional accounts of this family which included two popes. He made Cesar Borgia into a hero a troubled one He used syphilis, rape and murder in such a magnificent way that I did not feel disgusted by any of this. This novel certainly motivates me to learn more about the history of the intriguing Borgia Family, will look more into it later.