The Evening of The World

The Evening of The World

  • Signed by the Author
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 2001
ISBN 9780297816973

£35.00

THE EVENING OF THE WORLD is set in the period of the barbarian invasions. Its hero is a young Roman nobleman named Marcus. He undergoes extraordinary experiences as he searches for meaning and stability in a twilight world where the old gods are dead or dying, but their mysteries still attract, and the new religion is threatened by new barbarisms.

Marcus's journeys take him over the empire, from Italy to Greece and Byzantium, to the camp of Alaric the Goth and the wastes of the northern forests, from a Christian monastery to the horde of Attila the Hun. His is a world where everything is possible and nothing solid, a world that is full of danger and mystery, of love and terror, of simple faith and abstruse philosophy, of cruelty, strange perversions, treachery and undaunted courage.

Book Condition & Notes

Fine first edition with some very slight bruising along the spine. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with some curling along the top edges.

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