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    False God of Rome (VESPASIAN 3) (Paperback) By (author) Robert Fabbri

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    DescriptionVespasian is serving as a military officer on the outskirts of the Roman Empire, suppressing local troubles and defending the Roman way. But political events in Rome - Tiberius' increasingly insane debauchery, the escalating grain crisis - draw him back to the city. When Caligula becomes Emperor, Vespasian believes that things will improve. Instead, he watches the young emperor deteriorate from being Rome's shining star to a blood-crazed, incestuous, all-powerful, profligate madman. Lavish building projects, endless games, public displays of his incestuous relationship with his sister, Drusilla, and a terrified senate are nothing to Caligula's most ambitious plan: to bridge the bay of Neapolis and ride over it wearing Alexander's breastplate. And it falls to Vespasian to travel to Alexandria and fetch it from Alexander's mausoleum. Vespasian's mission will lead to violence, mayhem and theft - and in the end, to an act of ultimate betrayal..."


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    Title
    False God of Rome
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Fabbri
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 570 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857897428
    ISBN 10: 085789742X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ADV
    BIC subject category V2: FJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    BISAC V2.8: FIC002000, FIC014000
    Publisher
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Imprint name
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Robert Fabbri read Drama and Theatre at London University and has worked in film and TV for 25 years. He is an assistant director and has worked on productions such as Hornblower, Hellraiser, Patriot Games and Billy Elliot. His life-long passion for ancient history inspired him to write the VESPASIAN series. He lives in London and Berlin.