A Gladiator Dies Only Once
InhaltGordianus the Finder, detective of ancient Rome, returns in this new collection of short stories. Nine tales of mystery, murder and intrigue take Gordianus from the seamy streets of Rome to elegant villas on the Bay of Naples.
PortraitSteven Saylor is best known as the author of the 'Roma sub Rosa' series set in ancient Rome and featuring Gordianus the Finder. His work has been widely praised for its remarkable accuracy and vivid historical detail as well as for its passion, mystery and intrigue. Steven divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas. His website is at www.stevensaylor.com
Pressestimmen"* 'How wonderful to have a scholar write about ancient Rome; how comforting to feel instant confidence in the historical accuracy of the novel' The Sunday Times * 'Saylor's gifts include authentic historical and topographical backgrounds and... sombre themes set off the brilliant scenery and clever plotting.' Times Literary Supplement * 'Saylor evokes the ancient world more convincingly than any other writer of his generation.' Sunday Times"
Untertitel: 'Roma Sub Rosa'. 1 port. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2006
Seitenanzahl: 352 Seiten