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Título: Sword of Rome
Editorial: Bantam Press, London
Año de publicación: 2013
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Condición del libro: As New
Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition.
Excellent Book in an Excellent Dust Jacket that is in a protective Mylar cover. No marks, no bumps, no sunning, no nicks. A 1st Edition and a 1st Printing with all the numbers. No Flaws. The author has Signed and Dated on the Title Page. The saga continues with Valerius Verrens battling for The Roman Emperor Galba, then Otho as another Emperor emerges. The author masterfully captures the turbulent Roman times of the "4 Emperor's" after Nero's death. Wonderful Collector's Edition. N° de ref. de la librería 002744
Sinopsis: Gaius Valerius Varens has been Rome's hero, its defender, and its avenger, and now he is the Empire's sword, in his fourth brutal and bloody adventure
AD 68. The Emperor Nero's erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when Gaius Valerius Verrens is dispatched to Rome on a mission that will bring it to a close. With Nero dead, the city holds its breath and awaits the arrival his successor, Servius Sulpicius Galba, governor of Hispania. The Empire prays for peace, but it prays in vain. Galba promises stability and prosperity, but his rule begins with a massacre and ends only months later in chaos and carnage. This will become known as the Year of the Four Emperors, a time of civil war which will tear Rome apart and test Valerius's skills and loyalties to their very limit. Fortunate to survive Galba's fall, Valerius is sent on a mission by Rome's new Emperor, Otho, to his old friend Vitellius, commander of the armies of the north. Vitellius's legions are on the march, and only Valerius can persuade him to halt them before the inevitable confrontation. In an epic adventure that will take him the length and breadth of a divided land, the one-armed Roman fights to stay alive and stave off a bloodbath as he is stalked by the most implacable enemy he has ever faced.
Biografía del autor: Douglas Jackson is the author of Caligula and Claudius as well as two previous titles featuring Gaius Valerius Verrens, Hero of Rome and Defender of Rome.
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