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The emperor waltz

Author: Philip Hensher
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Emperor Waltz' draws together various narrative strands into a compelling symphonic whole. In a third-century desert settlement on the fringes of the Roman Empire, a new wife becomes fascinated by a cult that is persecuted by the Emperor Diocletian.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Hensher
ISBN: 9780007459575 0007459572
OCLC Number: 879397883
Description: 615 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Philip Hensher.

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The most ambitious and daring novel novel yet from Booker Prize-shortlisted Philip Hensher. `A novel that's almost fizzy to the touch ... A performance of extraordinary flair and majesty  Read more...

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