The Venus Throw: A Mystery of Ancient Rome

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$22.99  $21.15
Publisher
St. Martins Press-3PL
Publish Date
Pages
353
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.9 X 8.5 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312539672

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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

"Imaginative . . . Saylor's style is smooth . . . A absorbing look at a time when men tried to rule themselves wisely and failed." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Saylor writes with vision and clarity, balancing sound historical scholarship with a gift for storytelling." --Anniston Star

"Engrossing . . . Intensely dramatic . . . Erotic, funny, compelling . . . A bona fide page-turner." --Detroit Free Press

"Steven Saylor transports you to Ancient Rome with spellbinding effectiveness." --Austin Chronicle

"Engrossing . . . Simmering with eroticism . . . An absorbing brew of Rome's decay." --Publishers Weekly

"Finely etched historical background . . . The finest flower yet of Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa Series." --Kirkus Reviews