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Stone City, The
(ISBN: 0-7544-0098-0)

Author(s): Lowenstein, Anna Pages: 232
Publisher: Citron Press Date of Publication: 1999
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: early first century AD (Code: 7)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: c/p
Mystery: n First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: Bivana, slave captured in Celtic Britain
Subject: Young Celtic woman captured and brought to Rome, where she becomes bed-mate of her masterÕs scribe and eventually gains her freedom. There are tragic consequences to her discovery of the Nazarenes, activists in a young religious movement.
Unique Qualities:
Rating: Òsubtle and compassionate novel...powerful and life-enhancing story told with passion and grace.Ó (N Henshaw)
Review By: Nancy Henshaw
Review In: Historical Novel Society Review, 11 (March 2000)

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