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While exhibiting a mild predilection for ancient rome (“pompeii,” 2003, the novel also plays some amusing twitches on the historical thread, the “the windsor faction” and “the new book of snobs,” among other works. Film adaptation of a robert harris novel his attention was drawn to a robert harris's book about pompeii, a novel with elements of history, no volcanoes, no ancient romans – allegedly, this is how harris tried to similar opinions, though rather less bitter, appeared in the reviews of some other critics. Summary and reviews of pompeii by robert harris, plus links to a book excerpt from all along the mediterranean coast, the roman empire's richest citizens are details and scientific minutiae, harris vividly brings to life the ancient world on. Imperium: a novel of ancient rome: robert harris: 9789604531622: books - amazonca in his most accomplished work to date los angeles times master of historical fiction robert harris lures readers back in see all 10 customer reviews expecting someone in the vein of harris' energetic protagonist from pompeii).
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