Machiavelli and Leonardo da Vinci team up to expose a serial killer when Pope Alexander dispatches a Vatican courtesan to discern the truth about his beloved illegitimate son's murder, an investigation that reveals the secret history behind the controversial political work, The Prince.Read more about The Malice of Fortune
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 'Lock Cromwell in a deep dungeon in the morning,' says Thomas More, 'and when you come back that night he'll be sitting on a plush cushion eating larks' tongues, and all the gaolers will owe him money.'Read more about Wolf Hall
The books that have made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2014 are:
See the full longlist and shortlist here: Man Booker Prize 2014.
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- The BBC Big Read 200 Best Books
- Man Booker Prize 2013
- Man Booker Prize Winners
- Richard and Judy Book Club
- Women's (Orange) Prize for Fiction Winners