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Pillar of Iron, A

Author(s): Caldwell (pseud), Taylor Pages: 649
Publisher: Doubleday Date of Publication: 1965
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: t/o Cicero (Code: 5c)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Cicero's career - especially Catiline conspiracy
Unique Qualities: Janet & Marcus Reback
Rating: Òlong & pretentious ... extremely annoying. To set oneself up as a model of reserach & scholarship as ...Caldwell does in [the] Foreward, & then to present a Roman like Cicero as longing for the coming of the Jewish Messiah, & having visions of a nuclear holocaustÓ is disturbing (EFR)
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 59.3 (75)

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