The Beggar of Volubilis (Roman Mysteries 14)

The Beggar of Volubilis (Roman Mysteries 14)

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  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released October 4, 2007
ISBN 978-1842551899

£15.00

Flavia and her friends are on a quest for the Emperor Titus - to steal a valuable gemstone known as 'Nero's Eye'. The Delphic Oracle prophesied that whoever owns the gem will rule Rome - so Titus is determined to claim it for himself. Their travels take them across the Roman province of Mauretania, from Sabratha (in modern Libya) to Volubilis (Morocco). As they travel on a caravan across the desert they encounter slave-traders, pantomime actors and a wild animal stampede. The detectives must consider another quest: what has happened to Uncle Gaius? Meanwhile, Flavia faces some tough

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Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish studies at University College London. She now lives in London with her English husband and teaches Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Art and French to children.

Caroline is best known for her Roman Mysteries series, which include The Thieves of Ostia, The Secrets of Vesuvius, The Pirates of Pompeii and The Assassins of Rome, among others.

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Book Condition & Notes

This copy has yellow marks on the page block.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.