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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
By Robert Kanigel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Ides of March: A Roman Tragedy
By Isis Payne
Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Cicero returns from war and is soon taken in by Julius Caesar who guides him in the world of politics, wealth and most of all, power. As he grows closer to Caesar, Cicero questions if Caesar should truly be the leader of Rome. He soon has to make a choice of gaining power or betraying a father figure.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
By L.D. August
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
Magnus: Rising Sun
By Robert Allen Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,350. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction
In the year 90 B.C.E., chaos and unrest erupts across the Italian peninsula. Rome's allies have rebelled and taken up arms against the most powerful military on earth. Leading Rome's legions- and his only son- to the city's defense, an unproven and unloved commander will taste victory and defeat outside the capital's gates. The name Pompey had yet to be praised, but fate would soon alter history.