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A.D. 62: Pompeii
(ISBN: 0-595-26882-x)

Author(s): East (ps), Rebecca Pages: 292
Publisher: iUniverse Date of Publication: 2003
Reading Level: Genre: time-travel
Setting: Pompeii Period: 62 AD (Code: 7b5)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: Miranda, Harvard classical archeologist
Subject: Modern classics student is transported back to ancient Rome, only to become a slave there, but one whom her master falls in love with. She is able to observe all aspects of Roman life, with the expected option of returning to her own time by pressing a button imbedded in her arm. She becomes the companion of her master`s daughter. She is able to bring a modern eye to ancient Rome & has the added advantage of knowing much of what is going to happen before it happens.
Unique Qualities: author is actually a professor at the University of New Hampshire
Rating: Enjoyable, interesting and well-researched (for the most part)
Review By: F Mench and R Weigel
Review In: Fictional Rome

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