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In the Name of the Family

Hardcover $28.00

Mar 07, 2017 | 448 Pages

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Mar 07, 2017 | 448 Pages

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Mar 07, 2017 | 840 Minutes

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Mar 07, 2017 | 851 Minutes

  • Hardcover $28.00

    Mar 07, 2017 | 448 Pages

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    Mar 07, 2017 | 448 Pages

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Praise

“With a vibrant cast of characters both iconic, including the vastly influential Niccolò Machiavelli, and rarely highlighted, Dunant’s captivating Renaissance Italian saga will thrill her fans and bring more into the fold.”Booklist

“Beyond the attraction of the characters and the history, [Sarah] Dunant has a great immersive style. Her hallmark is the penetrating detail. . . . In the end, what’s a historical novelist’s obligation to the dead? Accuracy? Empathy? Justice? Or is it only to make them live again? Dunant pays these debts with a passion that makes me want to go straight out and read all her other books.”—Diana Gabaldon, The Washington Post

“Reading In the Name of the Family, I began to smell the scent of oranges and wood smoke on the Ferrara breeze. Such Renaissance-rich details fill out the humanity of the Borgias, rendering them into the kind of relatable figures whom we would hope to discover behind the cold brilliance of The Prince.”—NPR

“Dunant has a storyteller’s instincts for thrilling detail and the broad sweep of history. This, and her glorious prose, make Dunant’s version irresistible.”The Times (UK)

“Skillfully drawn characters and an excellent sense of place will entice readers of historicals, especially those interested in the Italian Renaissance.”Library Journal
                   
“One of Dunant’s great strengths as a writer is illuminating the lives of women who were able to amass and wield power despite having no authority.”Kirkus Reviews

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