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The Gardens of Lucullus Unknown Binding – 2001

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Product Details

  • Unknown Binding
  • Publisher: Sidecar Preservation Society; 1st edition (2001)
  • ISBN-10: 0971152004
  • ISBN-13: 978-0971152007
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,398,252 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Matthew T. Carpenter on June 16, 2005
Format: Unknown Binding
The Gardens of Lucullus, by Richard Tierney and Glenn Rahman, is a trade paperback published by Sidecar Preservation Society in 2001. It lists for $15.95. I was able to find a copy with diligent scouring of the internet; my copy was signed by the
authors. It is a handsome production. There is a nice painting of a Roman court on the front; unfortunately I couldn't figure out who did it. The book was printed "xerographically." Page count was 275. Although it is a good production I am not so sure about the long term durability of the materials. My copy must have been sitting on Shockline's shelves since the original printing and I found a very faint beginning of yellowing around the edges; the same thing is happening to my copy of Dead But Dreaming. The introduction is by the ubiquitous Robert Price. Mostly it is OK, although as usual he managed to really irritate me, this time by writing that this novel is "much better than it needs to be." What, Bob? Are the authors a pair of hacks, or will the fans lap up any old junk? (...well, *I* will, but that doesn't mean we *all* will...)

Moving on, this is a Simon of Gitta book. I have a copy of Chaosium's The Scroll of Thoth by Tierney somewhere, although I only ever read a few of the stories in it. There is a character who is a Hibernian gladiator, Rufus Hibernicus. I think he is the creation of Glenn Rahman, and the two authors must have collaborated to bring their characters together in imperial Rome.

The novel reads like a superior Sword and Sorcery work, with obvious antecedents in Robert E. Howard. What is different is the setting, in ancient Rome during the rule of Claudius and Messalina. The historical detail and accuracy are very rich and really add to the attractiveness of this novel.
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