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A pillar of iron.

Author: Taylor Caldwell
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A novel about Cicero and the Rome he tried to save.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Marcus Tullius Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Caldwell
OCLC Number: 627695
Description: xv, 649 pages 24 cm

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A novel about Cicero and the Rome he tried to save.

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Over-romantic and didactic by turns...and I re-read it every year.

by lafftur (WorldCat user published 2010-11-30) Very Good Permalink

If you want the Politician, read Robert Harris' wonderful Imperium and Conspirata.  If you want to turn your brain down but not off and don't mind a little romance and a bit of heavy-handed jingoism, try this.  I read it when I was twelve, and decades later come back to it again and again...
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