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Imperium

Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: London : Hutchinson, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Notes: Summary: When Tiro, the confidential secretary (and slave) of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events that will eventually propel his master into one of the most suspenseful courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of the island's corrupt Roman governor, Verres. The senator is Marcus Cicero - an ambitious  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Harris
ISBN: 9780091800956 0091800951 9780091801250 0091801257 0091795443 9780091795443 0091795494 9780091795498
OCLC Number: 67374396
Description: 403 p. ; 24 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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