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Preview — Light on Lucrezia by Jean Plaidy
Light on Lucrezia (Lucrezia Borgia #2)
Light on Lucrezia is the compelling story of a beautiful woman caught up in a tortuous web of fear and love.
Born into Rome's notorious Borgia family, Lucrezia's life so far has been coloured by violence and betrayal. Now, married for the second time at just eighteen she hopes for happiness with her handsome husband Alfonso. But faced with brutal murder she's soon torn be
The characters are lifeless and I don't feel involved with them at all. I believe I commented on that in my review of the first book a ...more
[ book 2 of THE BORGIAS Series ]
Copyright © 1958, 1974 by Jean Plaidy
Copyright renewed © 1986 by Jean Plaidy
Penerbit : Elex Media Komputindo
Alih Bahasa : Eka Budiarti
Cetakan I : April 2013 ; 648 hlm
Lucrezia of Borgia – yang terkenal akan kecantikannya, sekaligus sejarah mengerikan berkaitan dengan kehidupan pribadinya karena ia merupakan anggota keluarga Borgia yang menguasai dunia politik Eropa pada abad ke Ayah kandung adalah Roderigo Borgia yang ju ...more
Jean Plaidy is a phenomenal writer and her story is captivating. I was surprised that she portrayed Lucrezia as the innocent pawn since that seems to be a rare occurrence. While unexpected, it was not an unwelcome point of view. And ...more
I could try...
I loved this book. That is still not good enough to say.
Even though I didn't agree with some of the events in this book I loved it. I don't think I will ever forget about it.
I loved all the Borgia characters in the book and somehow their love for one another filled me with great joy.
They really were special, believe me.
In the previous volume, Lucrezia's own innocence was a strength to her, protecting her from the Borgia "taint." However, in this volume Lucrezia has no more innocence: she's aware of the evilness of her brother and the cunning of her father. Stripped of her innocence a ...more
Up until now I'd not read anything that looked at the life, and death, of the Borgia family. This story has made me realise how little I know of them, other than what has been said of them, and so I'll just have to look for other books on them as individuals and as family.