The Emperor's Babe

The Emperor's Babe

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Blending poetry, fiction, history, and myth, a glorious new spin on a classic story is set in Londinium, Britannia, A.D. 211 and follows Zuleika, who is forced to marry a rich Roman senator at the age of eleven, as she, several years after their marriage, embarks on a torrid affair with visiting Roman emperor Septimus Severus. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 127.5 x 197.6 x 13.5mm | 185.98g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142001716
  • 9780142001714
  • 1,156,337

About Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo was born in London to a Nigerian father and an English mother. Her first novel, Lara, won the EMMA (Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards) Best Book Award in 1999. A former Poet in Residence at the Museum of London, she won an Arts Council of Britain Writers' Award in 2000.
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378 ratings
3.66 out of 5 stars
5 22% (84)
4 37% (138)
3 29% (109)
2 10% (38)
1 2% (9)
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