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Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome - Steven Saylor
Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780312328313 (0312328311)
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 555
Edition language: English
Series: Rome (#1)
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chaizeokelley rated it
Started reading this before a move and never got to finish. I can't wait to pick it back up, was a great story from the start.
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3.0 Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome
Starting with the earliest days of Rome (even before Romulus & Remus), Roma winds its way like the Tiber river through the history of the Roman empire. The novel is structured as a series of vignettes, from before Roma was city up until the period shortly after Caesar's death. The novel works well a...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it
Dense but engrossing historical novel set in Rome. The ancient era isn't my favorite but Saylor is clearly a historian who knows his stuff, and the novel is packed with details. This is the kind of book that makes me want to tour Rome -- I know I'd see everything with a new eye.
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As I read Roma, I was reminded of Sarum: The Novel of England. Roma has the same sweeping historical span while remaining in one geographical location. I can't speak for the historical accuracy, although I'm sure Mr. Saylor did his research; but the characters were real and intriguing. While this...
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***I won this book as part of a Goodreads Firstreads Giveaway! Review to follow when book is received***
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