Roman Blood

Little, Brown Book Group, 25. mar. 2010 - 300 sider
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A 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 nor slave can be trusted to speak the truth. But even Gordianus is not prepared for the spectacularly dangerous fireworks that attend the resolution of this ugly, delicate case...

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Review: Roman Blood (Roma Sub Rosa #1)

Brukerevaluering  - Kavita - Goodreads

Roman Blood is a fictional narrative of Cicero's first major case, Sextius Roscia's defence for killing this father. He hires the services of Gordanius to find out exactly what happened, and the ... Les hele vurderingen

Review: Roman Blood (Roma Sub Rosa #1)

Brukerevaluering  - Johnny - Goodreads

Steven Saylor takes seriously the historical background in which he places his mysteries. He weaves in historical personages (adapting recorded speeches and philosophies as part of the discourse ... Les hele vurderingen

Om forfatteren (2010)

Steven 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.

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