"Republican Rome, with all its grandeur and corruption, has rarely been made as vivid." -- Nick Rennison, The Sunday Times
About the Author
is the author of Pompeii, Enigma
, and Fatherland
. He has been a television correspondent with the BBC and a newspaper columnist for the London Sunday Times
and The Daily Telegraph
. His novels have sold more than ten million copies and been translated into thirty languages. He lives in Berkshire, England, with his wife and four children.