Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome - Steven W. Saylor Reviews
Description:ISBN 0312328311 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Steven W. Saylor / Hardcover / 555 Pages / Book is published 2007-03-06 by St. Martin's Press
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From the bestselling author of the ROMA SUB ROSA series comes this epic tale covering an almost entire history of the city of ancient Rome from it's very beginning through to the death of Julius Caesar and just beyond. Told through the viewpoint of two families, the novel attempts to cover a remarkable amount of history in just one book and unfortunately doesn't quite manage to achieve what it sets out to do. The book is actually more like a series of novellas or short stories than one cohesive novel and, as such, never really flows or gels together the way it needs to do to maintain the reader's interest. The majority of historical events that include ... Read the complete review
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