The Resource Lustrum, Robert Harris

Lustrum, Robert Harris

Label
Lustrum
Title
Lustrum
Statement of responsibility
Robert Harris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic's greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures - their alliances and betrayals, their cruelties and seductions, their brilliance and their crimes - are all interleaved to form this epic novel. Its narrator is Tiro, a slave who serves as confidential secretary to the wily, humane, complex Cicero. He knows all his master's secrets - a dangerous position to be in. From the discovery of a child's mutilated body, through judicial execution and a scandalous trial, to the brutal unleashing of the Roman mob, Lustrum is a study in the timeless enticements and horrors of power
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Robert
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cicero, Marcus Tullius
  • Rome
Label
Lustrum, Robert Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780099406327
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Lustrum, Robert Harris
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780099406327
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print

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