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Once again, the viewpoint characters are the various members of the fictional Pinarius family which was established at the beginning of Rome’s history, according to Roma. And for a book that has near pages, for me, is quite an achievement.

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In terms of the stories not so much. Unfortunately, he was the Pinarius sahlor took up most of the book. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Another Lucius Pinarius, the son of Titus, survives through the Year of the Emperors, the golden age of Titus and the cruel years of Domitian. I’d recommend this book to people who want to get an overview of the time period in an interesting way. I liked the previous book better but this is still a great source for information about the early Roman Empire for those who prefer historical fiction over works of non-fiction.

The first chapter is the briefest at 68 pages and seems to exist solely for the purpose of filling in a bit of Roman back story before Lucius, the main character and his family are banished to Alexandria, Egypt. Once again excellent job, Mr. I want to go and see the history I have read about. I especially enjoyed the retelling of a trial that took place then, of a slave who murdered his master and the cruel traditions of the old Republic.


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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jun 29, Mr. If i’d have read the expression “this and that” one more time, I’d have burnt the book. I won’t be reading anything else Steven Saylor has ever written. Roma Sub Rosa American novels s historical novel stubs. Of course all through these reigns and family dramas are relationships that go awry or get scandalous, whether with women or men. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. So a majority of his story is about setting up a new amphitheater for the games.

Imperoi my great surprise the author didn’t touch it. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica)

The Pinarii, as they were known, had traditionally been augurs soothsayers and served kings an This is a novelized history of the Roman Empire from the ascent of Augustus dteven the death of Hadrian. The portrait of Domitian as a precursor of Stalin is chilling, but Lucius the main hero steals the show and is one of the best characters in all fiction I’ve read this year. All through these books, you are following the family of Pinarii.

We learn about their strengths and weaknesses through the stories of the Pinarii family and their relationships with the emperors. Readers also get a surprisingly poignant portrayal of Nero “fiddling” while Rome burns. In the early years, Saylor gives glimpses of Livia’s evil which is very reminiscent of the Livia from “I, Claudius”.


This is a novelized history of the Roman Empire from the ascent of Augustus through the death of Hadrian. I ended up feeling that it would be more fun to work through the histories for myself, or read some novels which concentrate on just part of the period, such as Robert Graves’ I, Claudius. Write a customer review.

In summary, I found Empire a mixed bag; lots of credit for covering such an epic time period with accuracy and interesting detail, points off for uneven character and story development, and an average grade for writing craft. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Matt rated it liked it Shelves: Saylor sets himself a Herculean task to cover the major events and people of the times in an entertaining and accessible way using a formula perfected by James A. Jul 30, Rick Ludwig rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 24, Kevin rated it really liked it.

And for a book that has near 70 This is a great book. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Lists with This Book. Product details Paperback Publisher: As other Steven Saylor books, the story is told through the eyes of various generations of a fictional patrician family with deep roots in Rome’s past.