An intriguing account of Mussolini's private life with a particular focus on his renowned appetite for women. (He self-proclaimed his 'manful potency' and 'animal allure'.) A riveting biography it will 'shock and haunt readers for a long time.' B/w illustrations.
Il Duce and His Women charts the main events in Mussolini's private and public life, from his humble beginnings in Romagna as the son of a blacksmith to his years as the director of a leading Socialist newspaper and his irresistible rise to power, with a particular focus on his renowned appetite for women, and the lesser-known influence they had on his decision-making. The result is a riveting account that will shock and haunt its readers for a long time.