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The beggar of Volubilis

Author: Caroline Lawrence
Publisher: London : Orion Children's, 2007.
Series: Roman mysteries, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the Delphic Oracle prophesies that whoever owns the valuable gemstone known as Nero's Eye will rule the Roman Empire, the Emperor Titus becomes determined to claim it for himself. As Flavia and her friends pursue the jewel on his behalf, they encounter slave-traders, pantomime actors, a wild animal stampede, and more during their exciting voyage of discovery.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Children's stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Lawrence
ISBN: 9781842551899 1842551892
OCLC Number: 148313413
Description: 253 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Roman mysteries, 14.
Responsibility: by Caroline Lawrence.

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