The Course of Honour

The Course of Honour

Book - 1997
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Ninth in Davis' award-winning and acclaimed Falco novels. The love story of the Emperor Vespasian, who brought peace to Rome after years of strife, and his mistress, the freed slave woman Antonia Caenis, this book recreates Ancient Rome's most turbulent period -- the reigns of Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero, and Vespasian's rise to power. From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: London : Century Books, 1997
ISBN: 9780712677240
0712677240
Branch Call Number: FIC/Davis 359401 1
Characteristics: 296 p. : maps

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Jan 01, 2018

Really enjoyed it. I had already read the Falco and Albia series. But after finishing this, it makes me want to re-read the Falco books, especially the instances where Vespasian and Caenis appear.

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mammothhawk229e
Nov 14, 2017

This fleshed out novel on a obscure character (mistress?) in turbulent time & bring alive Roman Empire warts & all explained why author is so great.
Read this while waiting for next Falco novel back then.
Caenis as a behind the scene mover & shaker for middle-class Vespasian to conquer Great Britain very plausible.
Characterization was very deep.
The military action & political backstabbing rivaled Clancy's technothriller.
Learned a lot on year of the four emperor & why legions chose Vespasian.
Highly recommend offbeat historical novel.

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