"The language is sometimes quite fine, spare but evocative, with some eerie scenes that remind me of certain uncanny moments in David Lynch movies. . . . I am enjoying every page. . . . I would rate this as the best of VMM's thrillers. . . . expect vivid characters, a brooding atmosphere, authentic archaeological details, and a pretty good yarn." —Steven Saylor, author, Roma
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About the Author
Valerio Massimo Manfredi is professor of classical archaeology at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. Further to numerous academic publications, he has published 13 works of fiction, including the Alexander trilogy which has been translated into 34 languages in 55 countries. His novel The Last Legion was released as a major motion picture. He has written and hosted documentaries on the ancient world and has penned screenplays for cinema and television.