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Venus Throw, The
(ISBN: 0-312-11912-7;031295)

Author(s): Saylor, Steven Pages: 305
Publisher: St. Martin's Date of Publication: 1995
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: 56 BC (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: y First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: Gordianus
Subject: Death of an Egyptian philosopher / ambassador. Gordianus has to deal with a hostile Cicero & a seductive Clodia. Interesting twist to the mystery. Follows plot of CiceroÕs Pro Caelio & draws heavily on Catullus' poetry.
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Rating: Heli: 3.5 of 4 stars

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