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Children of the Wolf

Author(s): Duggan, Alfred [Leo] Pages: 283
Publisher: Coward McCann Date of Publication: 1959
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome Period: monarchy (753 BC) (Code: 2)
Rome Setting: y Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: soldier
Subject: First 40 years of Rome. 'Simple rustic spearmen, desperate for women, follow a man who claims to be the son of Mars while privately entertaining more naturalistic explanations for his mother's pregnancy.' (J Hawking) --- A spearman tells about Romulus slaying his twin brother Remus in order to found Rome and begin planning the city. Adamson/WHF '98
Unique Qualities: pub as Founding Fathers in London in 1959 & 1967
Rating: v gd(B); exc(Irwin)
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 53 (90f)
Review By: Orville Prescott
Review In: NYT 9/18/59

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