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Ovid (Marcus Corvinus Series #1)
     

Ovid (Marcus Corvinus Series #1)

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by David Wishart, D. Wishart
 

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This book is a complex and intriguing mystery set in Roman times. Banished by the Emperor Augustus, the great poet Ovid was to die in exile. Years after Ovid’s death, Marcus Corvinus, grandson of the poet’s patron, tries to arrange for the return of his ashes to Rome for burial. When official permission is refused, Corvinus makes the dangerous

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This book is a complex and intriguing mystery set in Roman times. Banished by the Emperor Augustus, the great poet Ovid was to die in exile. Years after Ovid’s death, Marcus Corvinus, grandson of the poet’s patron, tries to arrange for the return of his ashes to Rome for burial. When official permission is refused, Corvinus makes the dangerous mistake of asking why the Emperor has forbid it.

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ISBN-13:
9780340646830
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
02/01/2003
Series:
Marcus Corvinus Series , #1
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.97(d)

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Ovid (Marcus Corvinus Series #1) 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Our hero seems decidedly unheroic at first blush; however, as the going gets rougher he rises to meet the challenge. In the subsequent books in the series he drops entirely his loutishness, under the influence of Perella. Very satisfying.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago