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In the autumn of 1502 three giants of the Renaissance period Cesare Borgia Leonardo da Vinci and Niccol Machiavelli set out on one of the most treacherous military campaigns of the period Cesare Borgia was a ferocious military leader whose name was synonymous with brutality and whose reputation w ...more

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Paul Strathern (born 1940) is a British writer and academic. He was born in London, and studied at Trinity College, Dublin, after which he served in the Merchant Navy over a period of two years. He then lived on a Greek island. In 1966 he travelled overland to India and the Himalayas. His novel A Season in Abyssinia won a Somerset Maugham Award in 1972.

Besides five novels, he has also written numerous books on science, philosophy, history, literature, medicine and economics.