About this book
Paperback edition of Harris's latest novel set in Ancient Rome, following the political rivalries between Cicero, Caesar, Pompey, Crassus, Cato, Catlina and Clodius. Previous novel "The Ghost" has recently been adapted into the film "The Ghost Writer" by Roman Polanski.
It was Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power - Cicero is consul; Caesar, his ruthless young rival; Pompey, the republic's greatest general; Crassus, its richest man; Cato, a political fanatic; Catilina, a psychopath; and, Clodius, an ambitious playboy.