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    DescriptionThe first book in the epic Masters of Rome series. Rome. 110BC. A city which is home to Gaius Marius, prosperous but lowborn, a proud and disciplined soldier emboldened by his shrewdness and self-made wealth. It is also home to Lucius Cornelius Sulla, a handsome young aristocrat corrupted by powerty, a shameless pleasure seeker. Two men of extraordinary vision, men of ruthless ambition, both blessed and cursed by the special favour of Fortune. men fated to lay the foundations of the most awesome empire ever known, and to play out a mighty struggle for power and glory - for Marius and Sulla share a formidable ambition: to become First Man in Rome.


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    Title
    First Man in Rome
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colleen McCullough
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 1056
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 45 mm
    Weight: 710 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099462484
    ISBN 10: 0099462486
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.3
    DC21: 823
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: FV
    LC classification: PR9619.3.M
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    ARROW BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    07 August 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysicist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. She is the author of the record-breaking international bestseller The Thorn Birds as well as eleven other novels, and lives on Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband.
    Review quote
    "The author's narrative flows as easily as Father tiber ... A grandly meaty historical novel ... rich with gracefully integrated research and thundering to the beat of marching roman legions" Kirkus Reviews