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Lustrum (Cicero Trilogy 2) by Robert Harris



ISBN: 9780099406327 Category: Tags: ,


Rome 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul Caesar his ruthless young rival Pompey the republic’s greatest general Crassus its richest man Cato a political fanatic Catilina a psychopath Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures – their alliances and betrayals their cruelties and seductions their brilliance and their crimes – are all interleaved to form this epic novel. Its narrator is Tiro a slave who serves as confidential secretary to the wily humane complex Cicero. He knows all his master’s secrets – a dangerous position to be in. From the discovery of a child’s mutilated body through judicial execution and a scandalous trial to the brutal unleashing of the Roman mob Lustrum is a study in the timeless enticements and horrors of power.

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Weight 319 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 29 mm


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