Last Seen in Massilia: A Novel of Ancient Rome

Steven Saylor (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
March 29, 2011
Pages
242
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.7 X 8.4 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312582432

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About the Author

Steven Saylor is the author of the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, Roma and its follow-up, Empire. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. Saylor was born in Texas and graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and classics. He divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas.

Reviews

"Saylor presents a vivid tableau of an ancient city under siege and an empire riven by internecine strife...One of today's finest historical mystery series." --Publishers Weekly on Last Seen in Massilia

"Saylor's scholarship is breathtaking and his writing enthralls." --Ruth Rendell, The Sunday Times (London) on Last Seen in Massilia

"Saylor provides historically accurate portrayals while never losing grasp of a captivating plot. His mysteries evolve with intelligent turns and vivid imagination." --The Seattle Times on Rubicon

"Saylor puts such great detail and tumultuous life into his scenes that the sensation of rubbing elbows with the ancients is quite uncanny." --The New York Times Book Review on A Murder on the Appian Way