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Ides of April, The

Author(s): Ray, Mary Pages: 177
Publisher: Farrar, Straus,Giroux Date of Publication: 1974
Reading Level: YA Genre:
Setting: Period: t/o Nero (Code: 7b5)
Rome Setting: Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p?
Mystery: y First Person: multi
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Hylas, a Roman slave, escapes arrest after murder of master and seeks murderer to save slaves. --- 'When Senator Caius Pomponius Afer is found murdered in bed, all the household slaves will be executed unless seventeen-year-old Hylas, the slave secretary, and military tribune Camillus Rufus, can find the real killer. Nero appears in this multiple point-of-view mystery.' (Heli)
Unique Qualities:
Rating: Heli: 3.5 of 4 stars

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