The Bull Slayer - Roman Games 2 (Paperback)Bruce Macbain (author)
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CORRUPTION, BETRAYAL, MURDER: games the Romans play best.
A turbulent frontier province, rotten with corruption and seething with hatred of Rome - a barbarian god whose devotees may include a murderer - a clever and unscrupulous faith healer who knows everyone's secrets - a boy who struggles toward manhood though stricken with the Sacred Disease: these are the elements in a mystery that Pliny, newly appointed governor of Bithynia, confronts when a high Roman official is found murdered on a desolate hillside, miles from the capital.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 202 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm
'Macbain leads the reader down the mean and dirty streets of Rome. Sure to appeal to fans of Steven Saylor' Library Journal.
'Inspired... A highly atmospheric and absorbing murder mystery that builds to an earthshaking climax.' Steven Saylor.
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