"Covers the little-covered period in which the Republic first began to crumble. Starting with the reforms of the Gracchi it continues through the military reforms of Marius and Sulla's march on Rome. Is VERY biased in favor of the aristocracy."
"The best biography on Caesar. Focus is largely on military affairs but includes much more. Goldsworthy gives Caesar more benefit of the doubt than he perhaps deserves but also recognizes his weaknesses."