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by Phyllis T. Smith
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 8 years ago
I'm not gonna lie - I was a BIG I Claudius fan back in the day. So when I saw this new historical fiction novel written from the point of view of the baddest of the baddies - Livia Drusilla - my interest was piqued . Unfortunately, for this author, making a character sympathetic means turning her ...
sarahsar
sarahsar rated it 8 years ago
“If his oddity and mine did not take precisely the same form, still the edges of one seemed to fit those of the other, like two sides of a split piece of pottery.”Caesar Octavianus Augustus and Livia Drusilla were the original power couple. During the course of a marriage that lasted 52 years, Augus...
Nicole~
Nicole~ rated it 8 years ago
The history of ancient Rome, in general, has cloaked the women of the Caesars in shadows and obscurity. Undoubtedly, these women are worthy of greater attention; their stories are fascinating in their own right, and rife with intrigue and scandal. Livia Drusilla (58 B.C.- 28 A.D.) was extremely ch...
More of the Most Happy Reader
More of the Most Happy Reader rated it 8 years ago
Mary Bennet is a familiar, if somewhat neglected character, in Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice. Mary, the middle child of the five Bennet sisters, lacks the vivacity and beauty of Elizabeth and Jane and lacks the boy crazy flirtatiousness of Kitty and Lydia. Not surprisingly Mary fades in...
More of the Most Happy Reader
More of the Most Happy Reader rated it 8 years ago
The Most Happy Reader Reviews Mary Bennet by Kate Allen Mary Bennet is a familiar, if somewhat neglected character, in Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice. Mary, the middle child of the five Bennet sisters, lacks the vivacity and beauty of Elizabeth and Jane and lacks the boy crazy flirtatiou...
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