Der Buchtitel „Augustus“ vom Autor John Williams
am 01. 01. 1972 veröffentlicht im Viking Adult Verlag erschienen.
bewertet mit 2 Sternen (von 5)
A brilliant and beautifully written novel in the tradition of Robert Graves‘ I, Claudius, Augustus is a sweeping narrative that brings vividly to life a compelling cast of historical figures through their letters, dispatches, and memoirs.
A mere eighteen years of age when his uncle, Julius Caesar, is murdered, Octavius Caesar prematurely inherits rule of the Roman Republic. Surrounded by men who are jockeying for power – Cicero, Brutus, Cassius, and Mark Antony – young Octavius must work against the powerful Roman political machinations to claim his destiny as first Roman emperor. Sprung from meticulous research and the pen of a true poet, Augustus tells the story of one man’s dream to liberate a corrupt Rome from the fancy of the capriciously crooked and the wildly wealthy.
Publisher: Viking Adult