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The Confessions of Young Nero

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The Confessions of Young Nero

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A stunning historical fiction novel about the young Emperor Nero and his infamous rise to power.

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In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman - or child. As a boy, Nero's royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to dr... own him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure her own son's inheritance. Faced with shocking acts of treachery, young Nero is dealt a harsh lesson: it is better to be cruel than dead. While Nero idealizes the artistic and athletic principles of Greece, his very survival rests on his ability to navigate the sea of vipers that is Rome. Most lethal of all is his own mother, Agrippina, whose only goal is to control the empire. But as her machinations earn her son a title he is both tempted and terrified to assume, Nero's determination to escape her thrall will shape him into the man he was fated to become - an Emperor who became legendary. With impeccable research and captivating prose, The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George is the story of a boy's ruthless ascension to the throne. From innocent youth to infamous ruler, his is an epic tale of the lengths to which man will go in the ultimate quest for power and survival.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 08/03/2018
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 528
  • Dimensions (mm): 197x130x32mm
  • Weight: 377g
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 08/03/2018
  • Author:Margaret George

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