Publish date: July 15th 2000
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
Yuck. Sanctimonious self-righteous nineties divorced lawyer and mother of two has a bad day, gets sent back in time to the second century CE, has a bad life, comes back to the present all wise and everything, and is just as sanctimonious and self-righteous but now with "good" (for her, anyway) outco...
This is a weak book in some areas. As in some time travel novels, Nicole accepts things a little too easily. What saved the book is watching Nicole grow. Despite her status as a single mom, she is almost unlikable at the beginning of the book. By the end she has grown as a character.
Nicole Gunther-Perrin, a California lawyer and divorced mother of two, thinks her life is rough, what with on-the-job sexual harassment, an ex- who's late with his child support, and bratty kids.Somehow, she gets the pea-brained idea that life would have been better in the Roman Empire. Ah, for thos...
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