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Fortune's Favorites

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With incomparable storytelling skill, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough brings Rome alive in all her majesty--and illuminates the world of those favored by the gods at birth.

In a time of cataclysmic upheaval, a bold new generation of Romans vied for greatness amid the disintegrating remnants of their beloved Republic. They were the chosen...and the cursed--blessed with wealth and privilege yet burdened by the dictates of destiny in a savage struggle for power that would leave countless numbers crushed and destroyed. But there was one who would tower above them all--a brilliant and beautiful boy whose ambition was unparalleled, whose love was legend, and whose glory was Rome's: a boy they would one day call "Caesar."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1093 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 51mm | 885g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Maps; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061582409
  • 9780061582400
  • 561,245

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"A master storyteller."--"Los Angeles Times"Brilliant...fascinating...a story of the ancient world told with authority, humor, richness and a touch of poetry."--"Cleveland Plain Dealer"McCullough succeeds in re-creating a fascinating world."--"Washington Post Book World"Epic...commanding...irresistible."--"San Francisco Chronicle
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