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- DescriptionA thrilling puzzle from the ancient world with real historical characters and based on a case in Cicero's Orations - Roman Blood is a perfect blend of mystery and history by a brilliant storyteller. On an unseasonably warm spring morning in 80BC, Gordianus the Finder is summoned to the house of Cicero, a young advocate and orator preparing his first important case. His client is Umbrian landowner, Sextus Roscius, accused of the unforgivable: the murder of his own father. Gordianus agrees to investigate the crime - in a society fire with deceit, betrayl and conspiracy, where neither citizen r slave can be trusted to speak the truth. But even Gordianus is t prepared for the spectacularly dangerous fireworks that attend the resolution of this ugly, delicate case...
- Author BiographySteven Saylor's fascination with Ancient Rome began in childhood. A history graduate and former newspaper and magazine editor, he has now completed numerous novels featuring Gordianus the Finder. He lives in Berkeley, California.
- Author(s)Steven Saylor
- PublisherLittle, Brown Book Group
- Date of Publication07/04/2011
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Series TitleRoma Sub Rosa
- Series Part/Volume Number1
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRobinson Publishing
- Weight385 g
- Width129 mm
- Height197 mm
- Spine34 mm
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