Masters of Rome

Masters of Rome

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Rome, AD 51: After eight years of resistance Vespasian captures Rome's greatest enemy, the British warrior Caratacus. But even Vespasian's victory cannot remove him from politics. Emperor Claudius is a drunken fool and Narcissus and Pallas, his freedmen, are battling for control of his throne. Separately, they decide to send Vespasian east to Armenia to defend Rome's interests.

Rumours abound that Claudius' wife Agrippina is involved in a plot to destabilise the East. Meanwhile, a new Jewish cult is flourishing and its adherents refuse to swear loyalty to the Emperor. In Armenia, Vespasian is captured. Immured in the oldest city on earth, how can he escape? And is a Rome ruled by Agrippina any safer than a prison cell?

THE FIFTH INSTALMENT IN THE VESPASIAN SERIES
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Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 131 x 198 x 26mm | 290g
  • Corvus
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
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  • 0857899651
  • 9780857899651
  • 68,948

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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 as an assistant director. He 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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