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A Gladiator Dies Only Once - Steven Saylor
A Gladiator Dies Only Once
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Steven Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa series of novels, set in the later Roman Republic and featuring Gordianus the Finder, has garnered unusual acclaim from readers and reviewers alike, establishing him as one of the pre-eminent historical mystery writers. In A Gladiator Dies Only Once, the second... show more
Steven Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa series of novels, set in the later Roman Republic and featuring Gordianus the Finder, has garnered unusual acclaim from readers and reviewers alike, establishing him as one of the pre-eminent historical mystery writers. In A Gladiator Dies Only Once, the second collection of his award-winning stories featuring Gordianus, Saylor more than meets his own high standards. Set between the events of his novels Roman Blood and Catilina's Riddle, these previously untold adventures from the early career of Gordianus - when his adopted son, Eco, was still a mute boy and his wife, Bethesda, was but his slave - will delight Saylor's many fans while illuminating details of the ancient world like no other writer can.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312357443 (0312357443)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Roma Sub Rosa 1 (#11)
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The second collection of short stories dealing with Gordianus the Finder. These stories take us back to the early part of Gordianus' career. They were entertaining, but served more as a method to talk about Roman history rather than create clever mysteries. I enjoyed the social, political, and cu...
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