False God of Rome
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False God of Rome

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Rome, AD 34: Vespasian is serving as a military officer on the outskirts of the Empire. But political events in Rome - Tiberius's increasing debauchery, the escalating grain crisis - draw him back to the city. When Caligula becomes Emperor, Vespasian believes that things will improve. Instead, the young emperor deteriorates from Rome's shining star to a blood-crazed, incestuous, all-powerful madman.

Caligula's most extravagant project is to bridge the bay of Neapolis and ride over it wearing Alexander's breastplate. And it falls to Vespasian to travel to Alexandria and steal it from Alexander's mausoleum. Vespasian's mission will lead to violence, mayhem and theft - and in the end, to a betrayal so great it will echo through the ages.

THE THIRD INSTALMENT IN THE VESPASIAN SERIES
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 40mm | 540g
  • Corvus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • Map
  • 0857897438
  • 9780857897435
  • 80,245

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A stonking read. Classic FM
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Fabbri's Vespasian novels have been creating quite a stir. * The History Girls * Robert Fabbri has a winner on his hands. * The BookPlank * A stonking read. -- Classic FM
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About Robert Fabbri

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.
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