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Graves did a wonderful service by breathing new life into these fascinating historical characters.
The book is easy to read and extremely entertaining; I highly recommend it to anyone with a love of history and political intrigue.
Graves used classical source material when writing this book - Livy, Plutarch, Tacitus, Suetonius and Josephus.
It has been years since I saw the wonderful PBS dramatization of this work, and the novel was even better than I expected. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Rev. Judith Kelsey-Powell
This dramatization of the works of various Roman historians (Suetonius and Tacitus seem to be the main sources) provides a vivid picture of the decadence, corruption, and paranoid... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Joel E. Mitchell
I learned about this book (like many other readers I suspect) from the PBS series of the same name many years ago starring Derek Jacobi. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Sundanceplace
This is such a gripping story. I loved the PBS series based on it, and finally decided to check out the book. What a great decision, it's so gripping. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Janice Stanger
I liked the book, it was my first historical fiction. However I would have liked more on Claudius' rule but I'm assuming that's in the sequel. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Will
Really enjoyed this work. Had just finished reading the epic Game of Thrones series and wanted a break with something more sedate and historic. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Mike D
While this was a surprisingly slow read for me, I did thoroughly enjoy it, mostly for its execution. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Lucy Furr