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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It is really well narrated, and the story becomes so intriguing that it is impossible to stop reading. Puzo, along with other writers like Bruce Jay Friedman, worked for the company line of men’s magazines, pulp titles like Male, True Bogia, and Swank. Oct 24, Morana Mazor rated it it was amazing.

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Puzo’s book accepts the rumor of incest between Lucretzia and Cesare but places the blame on Alexander. Su final tambien fue muy apresurado y no se siente como el final.

Especially Cesare and Lucrezia. It also questions the relationship between “sin” and “goodness” throughout the book. And then I would borgka mounted you. 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.

I’ve read most of Mario Puzo’s books, and this does not, in my opinion, compare favorably with the others. At the end of the story, she has a three-page explanation on her ,ario with Puzo, how “The Family” was developed and loved by Puzo over many, many years, and finally, pos, right before his death, he handed her the last chapter of “The Family” for her to complete.

Puzo has the gift of taking figures who have passed into historical legend and giving them a voice and viewpoint that is not anachronistic, but is still entirely understandable. This character is manipulative and cruel yet he seems to have a fond heart when it comes to his little daughter.


For if we honor that commitment, we will never be vanquished-but if we falter in that loyalty we will all be condemned. He is brave, yet he is weak. He loves and hates with the same intensity. Puzo’s opinion, Cesare was borgla patriot who decided to become a hero’ and he did have his many impressive victories during his life time to show for his talents although I don’t think borhia character manage to standout as much as his father.

I noticed a number of other reviewers thought this book was not as good as his other books. Then I may cut off other things. He clearly put a lot of time and effort into this book. I just can’t get into it.

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His tales of Italian life and Mafia are intriguing and I’ve never been able to put one of his books down — except The Fortunate Pilgrim. Marjo in Rome in the last years of the 15th century, Puzo’s final book completed by Gino, his companion for many years is an absorbing, highly entertaining, fictional account of the rise and rule — and eventual fall — of that notorious first family of brogia during the Renaissance, the Borgias. This novel certainly motivates me to learn more about the history of the intriguing Borgia Family, will look more into it later.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. The story is all about the struggle puzp each of the children and the Pope go through to stay in power.

Why have been do those things and not the others? View all 5 comments. The Family is effectively his last novel. My uncle gave me this book as a present -an old, used and wrinkled copy. With the start of the new Showtime series The Borgias, I had to read one of the few remaining books on the Phzo that I own but hadn’t read.


Trivia About The Family. Since SHOtime has started the cable series The Borgias there are many fictional or historical fictional accounts of this family which included two popes. Cesare is torn between his father’s wishes of him staying in the church and him borgoa to be a warrior. Apr 29, Caroline rated it it was ok Shelves: Due to his poor eyesight, the military did not puo him undertake combat duties but made him a public relations officer statione Puzo was born in a poor family of Neapolitan immigrants living in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York.

Books by Mario Puzo. And a bit more killing. He is not good nor bad.

This was my second Mario Puzo book, and I think this novel may have cemented an obsession with his books. I don’t like to speak ill of the dead, so I’ll try to make this as short, sweet, and honest as possible. Feb 16, Jason Golomb rated it did not like it Kario It was lush with grandeur and decadence.

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In the beginning, the book fulfilled all it promised the reader it would be. Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Lks da Vinci whose military inventions help Cesare kick some serious tail jario, and Ferdinand and Isabella all make guest appearances, though at times they seem more like window dressing than actual characters. For your reward allow me to introduce my good friend Don Michelotto.

Aug 17, Natalie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Please combine my new edition with the original book. Saga of a family which included the election of a Pope [s] 5 23 Mar 13, Love in every gruesome and twisted way, but love after all. This book makes you want to know everything about the Borgias.