Lustrum: (Cicero Trilogy 2) - Cicero Trilogy (Paperback)Robert Harris (author)
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Number of pages: 464
Weight: 319 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm
"Harris communicates such a strong sense of Imperial Rome - the book is awesomely well-informed about the minutiae of everyday life" * Guardian *
"Thoroughly engaging ... The allure of power and the perils that attend it have seldom been so brilliantly anatomised in a thriller" * Sunday Times *
"Harris never makes his comparisons between Rome and modern Britain explicit, but they are certainly there. And that's the principal charm of his ancient thrillers - their up-to-dateness" * Sunday Telegraph *
"Magnificent ... Better than Robert Graves's Claudius novels" -- Allan Massie * Standpoint *
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the master that is robert harris has a written a masterpiece which is deeply detailed, with roman politics, corruption and power, each character is made into flesh by the way they are described and also their dialogues.
“2nd installment of a great series about Cicero”
Lustrum is the 2nd book Harris's written about Cicero. If "Cicero" doesn't ring a bell, don't worry! The book is fiction, based on historical facts.
[Cicero is by the way a politician and an... More
“o tempora! o mores!”
Harris’ Cicero novels are among his very best, in my opinion. He catches the atmosphere, machinations and tone of politics in the late Roman Republic to perfection. Better still, his portrayal of Cicero is among the... More
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