This seems like a world idea that could have been continued. I would like to see Mr. Silverberg write a book extending human expansion into the Galaxy under the Roman Empire.Published 10 months ago by Hugh Patrick
This is my first book from Silverberg. His name pops up in the science book The Beginning of Infinity by David Deutch in a topic about parallel universes. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Denis Leclerc
I really love it. I read it again every few months. If you like alternative history that reads like history, give this one a try.Published 12 months ago by Diogenes
Pro: Characterization was ok (Silverberg writes manic quite well), with one notable exception.
Characters did tend to be interesting.
Dialogue was good. Read more
This book seemed to have great promise. A world where the Roman Empire not only didn't fall, be expanded and flourished. Sounds great, what could go wrong? Everything. Read morePublished 14 months ago by R. Boland
I have read some good Robert Silverberg and I have read some great Alternative Histories as the genre is called. Sadly the two didn't meet in this book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by TammyJo Eckhart
An interesting 10 short stories of the continuation of the Roman Empire not collapsing. I enjoyed how the author was able to blend a Realistic Rome into historical incidents that... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Great Pyr
For those that aren't into Roman noir novels or Roman history, you will probably not like this book. But if your into it, you will love it. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kindle Customer
Maybe I should have had my knowledge of history refreshed a little more before I read this book. Or maybe the diversions from our real history should have been made a little... Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Oleg