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In the shadow of Vesuvius : a life of Pliny

Author: Daisy Dunn
Publisher: London : William Collins, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ash spewed into the sky. All eyes were on Vesuvius. Pliny the Elder sailed towards the phenomenon. A teenage Pliny the Younger waited. His uncle did not come back.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Pliny, the Younger.; Pliny, the Elder.; Pliny, the Elder.; Pliny, the Younger.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daisy Dunn
ISBN: 9780008211097 0008211094
OCLC Number: 1090419717
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Daisy Dunn.

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'A fascinating, compelling and excellent biography of the two great Plinys of Ancient Rome, as well as a celebration of nature, a study of literature and the human soul, and a lens into Roman society Read more...

 
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