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Roman Shadows

Author(s): Burns, Ron Pages: 260
Publisher: St Martin's Press Date of Publication: 1992
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: 52-43 BC (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: Y First Person: Y
Detective/Narrator: C Livinius Severus
Subject: Politics of Pompey/Caesar conflict, numerous murders investigated by Severus, assassination of Caesar & its aftermath. Quotes from various Cicero speeches. Cicero suggests that Gaius Livinius Severus keep an eye on the politician Gaius Scribonius Curio, & when Livinius becomes CurioÕs confidant, he finds himself in the midst of a murder intrigue. Adamson/WHF Ô98
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Rating: poor hist; ok fict. (Mench) Heli rates 1.5 stars (of 4). ÒLivinius is an engaging hero, and I really cared about his wife and friends. This one is worth reading.Ó (R Breindel)
Review By: Mench
Review In: CW

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