Sarah Dunant

Sarah Dunant's In The Name Of The Family
In the Name of the Family

‘It is better to be feared than loved’ – Niccolo Machiavelli

Though the Borgia family may have been corrupt and brutal, their ambition,  passion, and dynamism changed the face of Italy.

And looking over their shoulder watching it all, history’s most infamous political philosophers.

Find out what made Machiavelli write The Prince.

And why Lucrezia Borgia was the family’s only survivor…

… in Sarah Dunant’s brilliant new novel.

Out now in hardback.

UK Edition US Edition


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