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Imperium : a novel of ancient Rome

Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tale inspired by the writings of Tiro, Cicero's confidential secretary, traces the life of the ancient Roman orator from his beginnings as a young lawyer through his competitions with Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus in the political arena.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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Fiction
Named Person: M Tullius Tiro; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero; M Tullius Tiro
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harris
ISBN: 9780743266031 074326603X 9780099527664 0099527669
OCLC Number: 70149330
Description: 305 pages : map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Robert Harris.
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When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his  Read more...

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Praise for "Pompeii": " Blazingly exciting... Harris, as Vesuvius explodes, gives full vent to his genius for thrilling narrative... suffocating suspense and searing action." - "Sunday Times" " As Read more...

 
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