Emperor of Rome

Emperor of Rome

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The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.

Rome, AD 68. Vespasian is tasked with the impossible. Should he quell the revolt in Judaea, as Nero the emperor has instructed, or must he resort to the unthinkable and sabotage his own campaign? If his conquest succeeds, he risks becoming the sole object of the mad emperor's jealousy. If he fails, then his punishment will be severe. The fate of his men and his beloved son, Titus, all hang in the balance.

But unknown to Vespasian, Nero has committed suicide, catapulting Rome into political turmoil. Sabinus, Vespasian's brother, is caught between the warring factions of Aulus Vitellius, a cruel opportunist, and the noble Marcus Salvius Otho, who finds himself severely outnumbered. Seeing no aid on the horizon, Sabinus must rely on wit, and wit alone, to ensure the safety of his family.

With a contested throne and an army at his disposal, now may finally be Vespasian's time - to ascend, to conquer, to achieve what countless prophecies have foretold and take control of Rome itself. Will Vespasian, at long last, be the one to wear the purple?
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Don't miss Robert Fabbri's epic new series Alexander's Legacy
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Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 165 x 243 x 30mm | 600g
  • Corvus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1782397086
  • 9781782397083
  • 491,193

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A stonking read. * Classic FM * Robert Fabbri has a winner on his hands. * The BookPlank * Stuffed with political deviousness and vivid depictions of war and torture, Fabbri's eighth book of the series is shockingly good. * Sunday Sport * Fabbri does an excellent job with this scintillating source material. * Antonia Senior, The Times *
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About Robert Fabbri

Robert Fabbri read Drama and Theatre at London University and worked in film and TV for twenty-five years. He has a life-long passion for ancient history, which inspired him to write the bestselling Vespasian series and the Alexander's Legacy series. He lives in London and Berlin.
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