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Publish date: September 27th 2004
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
As the title suggests, about the destruction of Pompeii. More importantly, about the lives and culture of the people living in the doomed city and the events leading up to the eruption. Very professionally written and engaging. Authors like this one bring history to life.
bookshelves: ancient-history, published-2003, spring-2010, italy, roman-civilisation, historical-fiction, conflagration Read from April 26 to 29, 2010 Description: Ancient Rome is the setting for the superb new novel from Robert Harris, author of the number one bestsellers Fatherland, Enigma and ...
Pompeii – mein erster Gedanke beim Lesen des Buchtitels war dieser hier: Ah, ein Buch über den Vulkanausbruchs des Vesuv und die Zerstörung der ganzen Stadt. Keine Angst, dass kommt auch in diesem Buch vor, jedoch erst ab Seite 300 (wobei das Buch nur 400 Seiten hat). Auf den ersten 300 Seiten folge...
It's obvious to me that Harris did his homework--even before I got to a list of his sources in his Acknowledgments at the end of the novel. He picked an interesting character to carry most of the story, or at least someone in an interesting position to see the signs of impending doom. Marcus Attil...
Just days before the eruption of Vesuvius, the engineer Attilius arrives in Pompeii to take charge of the aqueduct that provides water for all the communities dotted around the Bay of Naples. Pompeii is a bustling town whose inhabitants are busy making money and enjoying themselves. They have no ide...