Joseph Orbi

Biography

Someone said once that Joseph Orbi either has led a very interesting life or he suffers from delusions. Truth is, no one else can claim they have played “fetch” with Rin-Tin-Tin, tried to buy the entire Air Force of the Dominican Republic, warned a Department of Defense spokesman against selling F-14 to pre-Islamic Iran, predicted Israel’s raid on Entebbe, met Argentina’s Juan Perón for breakfast, performed as a clown in a circus, worked in Hollywood, was consigliere to an opera company, became a successful advertising executive, and even appeared twice as principal guest in two Phil Donahue shows. It is those eclectic and zany life experiences that have given form to Joseph Orbi’s fascinating and unpredictable writing that somersaults between black comedy, historical drama and political thrillers. Literary works by Joseph Orbi include: Peter’s Choice, Pendejo, Murder A Capella, McQuicker’s Place, The Bet, ¿Por qué se reía la gente?, and Diplo.

Where to buy in print


Books

The Lives of Felix V
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 94,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
What happens when the Catholic Church takes advantage of a “miracle” to further its own agenda? The Lives of Felix V is compelling, powerful, and disturbingly prophetic, with 2 of 3 astounding revelations already having come true, and the third-- slowly evolving.
Las Vidas de Felix V
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 119,340. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
Las vidas de Félix V es la historia de un huérfano bajo el tutelaje de un poderoso miembro de la elite de la Santa Sede.
Cosa Nostra (Spanish)
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Cosa Nostra es una comiquísima novela de humor bastante negro.Es un poco gay, un poco hetero y toma lugar en el presente, principalmente en Nueva York.
La Venganza de Leonardo da Vinci
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2011. Category: Fiction
La Venganza de Leonardo da Vinci, por José Orbi, trata de dos semanas de locura y maldad en la vida de Leonardo da Vinci. Es una novela de intriga y de inquebrantable suspenso que toma lugar en Milán, durante el Renacimiento.
Cosa Nostra (English)
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 59,030. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Cosa Nostra by Joseph Orbi is a little gay, a little straight and very funny. A blend of black humor and suspense, it is also the story of a murder that happens without musical accompaniment.
Cenacolo
By Joseph Orbi
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
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Joseph Orbi's Cenacolo is a novel based on the award winning play of the same title, dealing with two harrowing weeks in the life of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a historical novel of intrigue, unbearable suspense and forbidden love. Its principal characters are some of the giants of the Renaissance; Leonardo Da Vinci, Niccòlo Machiavelli, Ludovico Sforza and Çesare Borgia.

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