Pompeii (Paperback)Robert Harris (author)
- 10+ in stock
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 287 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm
Robert Harris's Pompeii is his best yet: as explosive as Etna, as addictive as a thriller, as satisfying as great history - Simon Sebag Montefiore 'Books of the Year' * Daily Telegraph *
Breakneck pace, constant jeopardy and subtle twists of plot... a blazing blockbuster * Daily Mail *
Harris has done a tremendous job in evoking life in ancient Italy... I am lost in admiration at his energy and skill * Mail on Sunday *
The long drawn-out death agony of the two cities is brilliantly done. Explosive stuff indeed * Daily Telegraph *
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