Romanitas

Romanitas

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In 2756 AC (2003 AD in Christian terms), magnetic railways span Roman territory from Persia to Terranova, and mechanised crucifixes are ranked along the banks of the Thames. As volume one of ROMANITAS opens, Marcus Novius Faustus Leo, heir apparent to the Imperial throne, is mourning the death of his parents following a tragic accident. However, as information about the last days of his father's life becomes known to him, Marcus realises that his father's death was no accident and that his own life is in danger. Meanwhile, an escaped slave girl called Una, who possesses the power to look inside others' minds, struggles to save her brother, Sulien, from a London prison ship. In a fortune teller's stall in a Gallic flea-market, Marcus, Una and Sulien's paths cross, and the fate of the Empire rests on their shoulders...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 42mm | 439.99g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • map
  • 0752877097
  • 9780752877099
  • 1,106,349

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Sophia will be giving a talk at THE SOUTH FESTIVAL, part of the BRIGHTON ARTS FESTIVAL, on 17th May.show more

About Sophia McDougall

Sophia McDougall is twenty-four years old and studied English at Oxford. This is her first novel.show more

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