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Salammbo (tr)

Author(s): Flaubert, Gustave Pages: 360
Publisher: Date of Publication: 1863
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Setting: Period: 240 BC (Code: 3c)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Mercenary revolt at Carthage after first Punic War. ---ÓRecreates the revolt of Carthaginian mercenaries with Roman power in the background. Salammbo, a priestess with a personal python, evokes the exotic aura of the doomed alternative to Rome.Ó (JHawking)
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Review By: HzB
Review In: CW

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