Imperium Review

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Imperium ★★★★☆

Do you like ancient Rome? Do you like tales of political intrigue? Do you like long-winded speeches made by lawyers on very complex Roman laws?

Okay, that last bit doesn’t sound exceptionally promising, but in the hand of Robert Harris, it can be far more interesting than you would imagine! Today I will be reviewing Imperium, the first of Harris’s trilogy on Cicero, and an excellent book that kept me hooked for days.

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Book Review – Dictator

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Dictator ★★★★★

I feel like I have a lost a close friend. I have just finished Dictator, by Robert Harris.

This is the last instalment in his Cicero trilogy, which marks the end of the old senator’s life as told by Tiro, his freedman. This final book shows us the last fifteen years of Cicero’s life, which were marked by constant turmoil and two civil wars.

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