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Mandragora - A Ribald and Irreverent Tale from the Italian Renaissance

H.D. Greaves

Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Comedy

Based on Niccolo Machiavelli's satirical comedy The Mandrake, Mandragora is the only novel ever created from this famous play. Excellently reviewed on Amazon.

When Siro, a scheming servant, takes a wager that his amoral master, Callimaco, can successfully corrupt the beautiful—and presumed barren—Lucrezia, young wife of Calfucci, an elderly attorney, he begins a series of outrageous events that could easily lead them to the gallows. Pretending to be phys...