When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his master into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of... show more
When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel his master into one of the most famous courtroom dramas in history. The stranger is a Sicilian, a victim of the island's corrupt Roman governor, Verres.
Publish date: October 1st 2009
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Asian Literature
, Indonesian Literature
Series: Cicero (#1)
A big thank you to Moonlight Reader for yet another fun, inventive BookLikes game! I had a wonderful time, while also advancing -- though with decidedly fewer new reads than I'd origianlly been planning -- my two main reading goals for this year (classic crime fiction and books written by women). ...
I loved listening to these two books! Therefore, I am incredibly disappointed to see that Hoopla does not have the third in audio. I will definitely have to check other sources - and get them all in paper format to read again. Great stuff! Funny thing, I only started reading these because I am wr...
Synopsis: Tiro, Cicero's slave, recounts his master's political career, starting with his case against Verres and ending with his being elected consul... Review: I first encountered Marcus Tullius Cicero when translating his speeches against Verres and Catilina and later on his philosophical entre...
Im ersten Teil seiner Romantrilogie über den berühmten Politiker und Redner Cicero setzt Robert Harris zu Beginn der Karriere des großen Staatsmannes ein. Der junge Cicero will sich als Anwalt einen Namen machen, um Aussicht auf ein einflussreiches Amt in der römischen Republik zu haben, doch er ko...
The tag to this novel is what would Cierco do. It’s not bad, and I think listening to it was the better choice for me.