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Silver Pigs
(ISBN: 0-345-36907-6)

Author(s): Davis, Lindsey Pages: 258
Publisher: Crown Date of Publication: 1989
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome & Britain Period: 70 AD (Code: 7c1)
Rome Setting: y/2 Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: y First Person: y
Detective/Narrator: M Didius Falco
Subject: Plot against Vespasian; silver ingots stolen from British mines
Unique Qualities: 1st in series. Go to http://www.thenet.co.uk/~hickafric/ldavis.html for a Lindsey Davis Web Page
Rating: vg both historically & as story (Mench); Heli: 3 of 4 stars
Review By: Mench
Review In: CW 84.5
Review By: Hilton Turner
Review In: PCANewsletter Feb 91: good read & 'much authentic detail, but her reconstruction of ancient Rome does not ring true' becauses of her modernizing of situations.

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