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"Niccolo Machiavelli "

September 21, 2012

Machiavelli and da Vinci and a Murder Mystery: Michael Ennis's The Malice of Fortune

Not one but two of the finest minds the Renaissance ever produced? Check. A very beautiful, very clever courtesan? Check. Political intrigue and general skullduggery taking place in the dimly lit passageways of the Borgia Palace? Check and check. Indeed, The Malice of Fortune delivers.