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City of Libertines

Author(s): Hardy, William G. Pages: 397
Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts Date of Publication: 1957
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: 62-54 BC (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person: n
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Catullus and Clodia. --- Òtraces the rise of a great poet & the fall of a beautiful but depraved woman: Catullus, whose erotic poetry was to make him immortal, and Lady Clodia, whose amorous wiles made her mistress of ancient Rome. To achieve her ruthless ambitions, Clodia betrayed her young lover in a series of emotional dalliances that destroyed her husband & violated the one true love of her life.Ó (Popular Lib pb jacket blurb) --- Caesar comes to power and glory with all of his conquests. Adamson/WHF Õ98
Unique Qualities:
Rating: realistic (WH)

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