The Resource The road to Rome, Ben Kane

The road to Rome, Ben Kane

Label
The road to Rome
Title
The road to Rome
Statement of responsibility
Ben Kane
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having survived the perils of a journey across half the world, Romulus and Tarquinius are press-ganged into the legions, which are under imminent threat of annihilation by the Egyptians. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus' twin sister Fabiola lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy. Soon after, Romulus fights at Zela, the vicious battle where Caesar famously said, 'Veni, vidi, vici'. Tarquinius, separated from Romulus in the chaos of war, hides in Alexandria, searching for guidance. But mortal danger awaits them both. From the battlefields of Asia Minor and North Africa, to the lawless streets of Rome and the gladiator arena, they face death daily, until on the Ides of March, the twins are reunited and must decide either to back or to betray Caesar on his day of destiny
Member of
Summary
In 48 B.C., having survived a disastrous campaign in Pythia as part of the Forgotten Legion and spent years fighting their way back to Rome, Romulus and Tarquinius have finally made it as far as Alexandria. On arrival, though, they find themselves in the midst of the Roman Civil War, are press-ganged into Caesar's thinning legions. Greatly outnumbered, they're fighting for their lives against the Egyptian army. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus' twin sister Fabiola, having caught only a glimpse of her long-missing twin before being forced to flee Egypt for Rome, lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy. From the battlefields of Asia Minor and North Africa, to the lawless streets of Rome and the gladiator arena, they all face death and danger daily, until 44 B.C. when their individual roads all lead them to Rome where the future of the republic lies unexpectedly in their hands
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Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
384296
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kane, Ben
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Forgotten Legion trilogy
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romulus (Fictitious character)
  • Tarquinius (Fictitious character)
  • Slaves
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Rome
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of the forgotten legion
Label
The road to Rome, Ben Kane
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Preface, 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
596 pages
Isbn
9781848090163
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The road to Rome, Ben Kane
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Preface, 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
596 pages
Isbn
9781848090163
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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