By Tom Holt
Background tells us that during 69AD, on the ripe outdated age of 32 and on listening to that basic Glaba's forces have been remaining in, Nero fled his palace in Rome. He stabbed himself within the throat with a pen and was once trampled to dying via horses in a muddy ditch. His final phrases have been, 'What an artist dies with me'. yet there's one other hazard: Nero didn't die in that ditch, yet anyone who regarded a great deal like him did. this offers Nero the chance to begin a brand new existence in pursuit of his past love: track. yet there's an issue - Nero is being pursued by means of those who have cause to suspect he's nonetheless alive - one wishes him lifeless, the opposite is a passionate fan of his dreadful song and needs his genius acknowledged ... Tom Holt is an cutting edge, not easy and beautifully pleasing author of ancient fiction. NERO is vital interpreting for all lovers of Tom Holt and ancient fiction.
Paperback: 576 pages
Publisher: Abacus; New Ed variation (15 Jan 2004)
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