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Easily the weakest of the Harris books, and certainly the least interesting of the Roman series. It is worthwhile just for learning about the aqueducts and the impact of a... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Socal444
I had a difficult time putting it down. Fabulous verbal panorama of Vesuvius and Pompeii mixed with story of intelligent intrigue.Published 13 days ago by Kelly
This novel was not what I expected, it laid on my shelf for a year and having run out of immediate kindle fodder, and not reading regular books any longer to to hand problems I... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Bill H.
While it was a mediocre read, I did stick with it until the end. A very good concept (character driven intrigue set in the last days before Pompei was burried by a massive... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Ron Glasmann
Easy to read and to learn about what happened in Pompeii with the Vesuvius eruption of AD 79. It is not a History text. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Potluck Queen
Robert Harris is a favorite author of mine, particularly his historical novels, which bring the Roman period to vivid life.Published 1 month ago by Ms Jude
Very well written interfacing fiction with amazing facts about this historic event. Saw the Pompeii exhibit several years ago and makes me want to see it again. Great read!Published 1 month ago by Sue e
It's well nigh impossible to write an eyewitness account of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius two millennia ago, but author Harris comes close. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Novel Man
Read this years ago, and wanted to reread. One of my favorite novels.Published 1 month ago by S. Carney