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Being Berlusconi

the rise and fall from cosa nostra to bunga bunga

by Michael Day

  • 200 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY,
  • Prime ministers,
  • Political,
  • Businesspeople,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-266) and index.

    StatementMichael Day
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG583.B47 D38 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 274 pages :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26488341M
    ISBN 101137280042
    ISBN 109781137280046
    LC Control Number2014044328
    OCLC/WorldCa889523570

    An excerpt of the book discussing an experience she had during a party at Berlusconi’s mansion was published in the Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano: She saw the girls in a sort of circle, with Berlusconi at the center as a pivot: A kind of adoration, with some nude, others half-naked, and others disguised, wandering through the. "This is the first book that puts flesh on the caricature that is Silvio Berlusconi, explaining the myths behind the most important man in modern Italian politics and culture. An entertaining, eyeopening read for anyone who thinks they really understand Silvio Berlusconi -- the tycoon who has shaped modern day Italy in unimaginable ways.

    Well if anyone might be wondering what kind of tragedy Bruni might be talking about, all you have to do is read Michael Day’s excellent new book “Being Berlusconi: The Rise & Fall From Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga.” Michael Day has been Italy correspondent for “The Independent” for the last six years. The first book to fully document the scandal-riddled rise and fall of Italy's Prime Minister and tabloid star—Silvio Berlusconi. People from all walks of life are appalled and fascinated in equal measure by the stratospheric political career of the tycoon and three-time Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.5/5(1).

    With the year-old's legal woes ongoing, including further trials for bribery, after a recent nine-month community service stint, Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga is well-timed to mark the final chapters of a notorious—and astonishing—life and career.   Berlusconi had been keeping a low profile at the same time a new book, “Being Berlusconi,” revealed sordid details of his “bunga bunga” parties, including being groped by .


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Being Berlusconi by Michael Day Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Being Berlusconi" chronicles the professional life Being Berlusconi book three-time Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, from his accumulation of wealth as a real estate mogul, though building his media empire, to founding a political party and running successfully for Prime Minister three times, and his eventual fall from grace, with many criminal investigations and eye-popping scandals along the way/5(37).

“This is the first book that puts flesh on the caricature that is Silvio Berlusconi, explaining the myths behind the most important man in modern Italian politics and culture.

An entertaining, eyeopening read for anyone who thinks they really understand Silvio Berlusconi -- Being Berlusconi book tycoon who has shaped modern day Italy in unimaginable ways/5(37). The book covers Berlusconi’s rise from his humble beginnings to early successes in the construction and media industries, where he proved a “brilliant but unscrupulous entrepreneur” with possible ties to the Mafia and a very uneasy relationship with the law.

Being Berlusconi brings the Silvio Berlusconi story to life by deftly peeling Pages: A frenetic and crazy story of Berlusconi's rise and fall in Italian politics. I confess to only knowing limited information about Berlusconi. I've read articles about him and heard about him on the news but didn't really know the information in depth.

I thought I'd learn more reading this book/5. “This is the first book that puts flesh on the caricature that is Silvio Berlusconi, explaining the myths behind the most important man in modern Italian politics and culture.

An entertaining, eyeopening read for anyone who thinks they really understand Silvio Berlusconi -- the tycoon who has shaped modern day Italy in unimaginable : Michael Day. The book covers Berlusconi’s rise from his humble beginnings to early successes in the construction and media industries, where he proved a “brilliant but unscrupulous entrepreneur” with possible.

The demented details about that party are laid out in "Being Berlusconi: The Rise & Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga," a new book by Michael. “Silvio Berlusconi is the epitome of the kind of unbridled, selfish, power-hungry people that are all being put under a microscope right now—the kind of people who, pre-Twitter, could get away.

Silvio Berlusconi (/ ˌ b ɛər l ʊ ˈ s k oʊ n i / BAIR-luu-SKOH-nee, Italian: [ˈsilvjo berluˈskoːni] (); born 29 September ) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who has served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments.

He has served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since July Berlusconi is the controlling shareholder of Mediaset and owned the Italian.

Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire businessman and four-time prime minister of Italy, is no stranger to controversy. From infamous ‘bunga bunga’ parties to his extensive ownership of – and therefore influence on – the Italian press, his career has been plagued by scandal.

With the year-old's legal woes ongoing, including further trials for bribery, after a recent nine-month community service stint, Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga is well-timed to mark the final chapters of a notorious--and astonishing--life and career.

Like Trump, Berlusconi deliberately left vital posts unfilled to allow himself maximum leeway: As well as being prime minister, Berlusconi was also foreign secretary for 10 months in   Like Berlusconi, Trump is running on his claim of being a rich, successful businessman, despite the fact that he was the owner of at least four bankrupt companies — just as Berlusconi.

Berlusconi explains in the book where the phrase originally came from. Again, the description features another of his controversial friends, Muammar al. Although the author explains the many whats of Berlusconi’s long career, he largely neglects the more intricate questions of how.

In so doing, he makes Italy seem more like a bit player than the stage in Berlusconi’s circus. As entertaining and shocking as one would hope for, but the book leaves readers with more questions than answers.

Silvio Berlusconi is an Italian media mogul and former Prime Minister of Italy who owns the largest broadcasting company in that country, promises to buy off his personal assets to avoid conflicts of interest were never fulfilled, which sparked controversy throughout his terms in office.

Berlusconi is a controversial figure in modern Italian politics: his tenure as Prime Minister. Michael Day has 58 books on Goodreads with ratings. Michael Day’s most popular book is Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga.

With the year-old's legal woes ongoing, including further trials for bribery, after a recent nine-month community service stint, Being Berlusconi: The Rise and Fall from Cosa Nostra to Bunga Bunga is well-timed to mark the final chapters of a notorious—and astonishing—life and : St.

Martin's Publishing Group. One of the funniest books that I have read for a long time. The dry, almost sarcastic, writing style cuts Berlusconi to pieces, and reveals what a rogue he was. The author also tries to explain why Italians, not only put up with Mr 'Bunga Bunga', but Reviews: Berlusconi's incredible rise to power started from nothing.

A self-created man, he was a cruise ship crooner as a young man, became a real estate tycoon in the '70s, started the first commercial television network in history, and turned AC Milan into a world-class soccer club.

In he was awarded the "Non-fiction Book of the Year" prize. Praise for Being Berlusconi ‘This is the first book that puts flesh on the caricature that is Silvio Berlusconi, explaining the myths behind the most important man in modern Italian politics and culture.’ —Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast.'This is the first book that puts flesh on the caricature that is Silvio Berlusconi, explaining the myths behind the most important man in modern Italian politics and culture.' Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast 'Michael Day tackles the key questions at the heart of the Berlusconi phenomenon.'.This is big news, ex Italian MP and billionaire media mogul Silvio Berlusconi whistle blower has died in mysterious circumstances and the authorities are crying foul play, however if this was murder to prevent her tell all book being published then it looks to have failed as the manuscript has been handed to her lawyers, whether this book ever sees the light of day is another.