- Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.
- Year Published: 2006
- Description: 305 p.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Tiro, M. Tullius -- ca. 104-4 B.C. -- Fiction.
- Cicero, Marcus Tullius -- Fiction.
- Rome -- Fiction. -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
- Historical fiction.
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I love books that send me running to the dictionary to look up words. This book is a fictional biography of the Roman orator/senator Cicero, as told by his amanuensis (the word I had to look up), Tiro. It not only portrays the important events in Cicero's life, but also the waning of Rome as a Republic. If you enjoy historical fiction and/or are interested in the classical world, I highly recommend this book.
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