La maîtresse de Rome
Publish date: January 26th 2012
Publisher: Presses de la Cité
Pages no: 539
Edition language: French
Series: The Empress of Rome (#1)
Another five star book from Kate Quinn. Here is an author who has never failed to disappoint me. I have three more books to get through so fingers crossed! Ancient Rome isn't really my thing. I am one of the few people in the world who saw the movie Gladiator and didn't like it. I have no idea why. ...
Kate Quinn is a skilled writer who expertly recreates the world of ancient Rome in this book. That being said, ancient Rome was a pretty horrible place, apparently filled with selfish, hedonistic people. By employing constantly changing points of view in this book, Quinn introduces the reader to sev...
Inhaltsangabe:Rom, 82 n. Chr.: Die junge Sklavin Thea muss ihre Herrin zu den Gladiatorenkämpfen begleiten, die sie verabscheut. Doch diesmal zieht ein neuer Kämpfer alle Zuschauer in seinen Bann: Arius, genannt »der Barbar«. Thea fühlt sofort eine innere Verbundenheit, und tatsächlich sind sie und ...
Can't believe I never marked this as read.This book was amazing. It took a little bit to get into, but after about 50 pages I could not put it down. It's one of those rare books you get lost in. I had no clue how it was going to turn out.The characters were great. The plot was unpredictable. This i...
Good, but could use some editing. As Renae pointed out, the vocabulary is anachronistic and once you notice that, it's hard to not to see it. Still, I enjoyed it, and plan to read the sequels.
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