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The Course of Honour

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In ancient Rome, ambitious citizens who aspired to political power, to become one of the ruling elite—a senator, had to follow what was known as “The Course of Honor.” This course had only one unbreakable rule: a senator is forbidden to marry a slave, even a freed slave. When the soldier Vespasian meets an interesting girl in the imperial palace, he doesnt know she is a slave in the household of the imperial family. But he is inexorably drawn in by her intelligence and charisma. Yet as Vespasian slowly rises from near-obscurity and as emperor after emperor plays out their own deadly, seductive games of lust and conquest, the future is something no one could imagine. No one could believe that a country-born army man might win the throne—no one, that is, except a slave girl who, with the future Emperor, begins a daring course of honor of her own.

Synopsis:

In a departure from her international bestselling Marcus Didius Falco mystery series, Davis creates an intriguing and suspenseful love story set during ancient Rome's most turbulent period.

About the Author

Lindsey Davis is the author of the international bestselling historical crime novels featuring Falco and set in 1st century Rome. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312556167
Author:
Davis, Lindsey
Publisher:
Griffin
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Rome
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Mystery Historical
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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