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Medicus : a novel of the Roman Empire

Author: Ruth Downie
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A down-on-his-luck Roman army doctor, Gaius Petreius Ruso has made the rash decision to seek his fortune in one of the inclement outposts of the Roman Empire, journeying to the far reaches of Britannia, where he rescues an injured slave girl, Tilla, from her abusive owner, an ill-advised decision that leads to nothing but trouble.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Downie
ISBN: 1596912316 9781596912311
OCLC Number: 67384061
Notes: "First published in the United Kingdom in 2006 by Michael Joseph"--T.p. verso.
Description: ix, 386 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Ruth Downie.
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A down-on-his-luck Roman army doctor, Gaius Petreius Ruso has made the rash decision to seek his fortune in one of the inclement outposts of the Roman Empire, journeying to the far reaches of Britannia, where he rescues an injured slave girl, Tilla, from her abusive owner, an ill-advised decision that leads to nothing but trouble.

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