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The First Man in Rome
by Colleen McCullough




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With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human history.

When the world cowered before the legions of Rome, two extraordinary men dreamed of personal glory: the military genius and wealthy rural upstart Marius, and Sulla, penniless and debauched but of aristocratic birth. Men of exceptional vision, courage, cunning, and ruthless ambition, separately they faced the insurmountable opposition of powerful, vindictive foes. Yet allied they could answer the treachery of rivals, lovers, enemy generals, and senatorial vipers with intricate and merciless machinations of their own--to achieve in the end a bloody and splendid foretold destiny . . . and win the most coveted honor the Republic could bestow.

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Overview

With extraordinary narrative power, New York Times bestselling author Colleen McCullough sweeps the reader into a whirlpool of pageantry and passion, bringing to vivid life the most glorious epoch in human history.

When the world cowered before the legions of Rome, two extraordinary men dreamed of personal glory: the military genius and wealthy rural upstart Marius, and Sulla, penniless and debauched but of aristocratic birth. Men of exceptional vision, courage, cunning, and ruthless ambition, separately they faced the insurmountable opposition of powerful, vindictive foes. Yet allied they could answer the treachery of rivals, lovers, enemy generals, and senatorial vipers with intricate and merciless machinations of their own--to achieve in the end a bloody and splendid foretold destiny . . . and win the most coveted honor the Republic could bestow.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780061582417
  • ISBN-10: 0061582417
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Company
  • Publish Date: November 2008
  • Page Count: 1123
  • Dimensions: 7.94 x 5.36 x 1.93 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Series: Masters of Rome #1

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