Emperor of Rome

Author:   Robert Fabbri (Author)
Publisher:   Atlantic Books
Edition:   Export/Airside
Volume:   9
ISBN:  

9781782397090


Pages:   352
Publication Date:   02 January 2019
Format:   Paperback
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Rome, AD 68. Vespasian is tasked with the impossible. Should he quell the revolt in Judaea, as Nero the emperor has instructed, or must he resort to the unthinkable and sabotage his own campaign? If his conquest succeeds, he risks becoming the sole object of the mad emperor's jealousy. If he fails, then his punishment will be severe. The fate of his men and his beloved son, Titus, all hang in the balance. But unknown to Vespasian, Nero has committed suicide, catapulting Rome into political turmoil. Sabinus, Vespasian's brother, is caught between the warring factions of Aulus Vitellius, a cruel opportunist, and the noble Marcus Salvius Otho, who finds himself severely outnumbered. Seeing no aid on the horizon, Sabinus must rely on wit, and wit alone, to ensure the safety of his family. With a contested throne and an army at his disposal, now may finally be Vespasian's time - to ascend, to conquer, to achieve what countless prophecies have foretold and take control of Rome itself. Will Vespasian, at long last, be the one to wear the purple?

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Author:   Robert Fabbri (Author)
Publisher:   Atlantic Books
Imprint:   Corvus
Edition:   Export/Airside
Volume:   9
Dimensions:   Width: 16.00cm , Height: 2.50cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.500kg
ISBN:  

9781782397090


ISBN 10:   1782397094
Pages:   352
Publication Date:   02 January 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
The supplier is temporarily out of stock of this item. It will be ordered for you on backorder and shipped when it becomes available.

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A stonking read. * Classic FM * Robert Fabbri has a winner on his hands. * The BookPlank * Stuffed with political deviousness and vivid depictions of war and torture, Fabbri's eighth book of the series is shockingly good. * Sunday Sport * Fabbri does an excellent job with this scintillating source material. * Antonia Senior, The Times *


Robert Fabbri has a winner on his hands. --BookPlank Stuffed with political deviousness and vivid depictions of war and torture, Fabbri's eighth book of the series is shockingly good. --Sunday Sport Fabbri does an excellent job with this scintillating source material. --Times


Author Information

Robert Fabbri read Drama and Theatre at London University and has worked in film and TV for 25 years as an assistant director. He has worked on productions such as Hornblower, Hellraiser, Patriot Games and Billy Elliot. His life-long passion for ancient history inspired him to write the Vespasian series. He lives in London and Berlin.

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