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Virtual Book Club - Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome

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Date/Time:
Tue, December 01, 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Location:
Zoom event, Sacramento CA 95814
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Registration Period:
09/02/2020-12/01/2020
Price:
Free
Contact:
Barbara Lemus, '76
916-508-2048

In Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome, master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time into the violent, treacherous world of Roman politics and the life of Senator Marcus Cicero, an ambitious young lawyer and spellbinding orator who at the age of twenty-seven is determined to attain imperium—supreme power in the state.

When Tiro, Cicero’s household slave and confidential secretary, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events that will eventually propel his master into one of the most suspenseful courtroom dramas in history. Imperium is the re-creation of a vanished biography, compellingly written by Tiro, recounting in vivid detail the story of Cicero's quest for glory, competing with some of the most powerful and intimidating figures of his—or any other—age: Pompey, Caesar, Crassus, and the many other powerful Romans who changed history.

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Virtual Book Club - Imperium: A Novel of Ancient Rome
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 @ 6:30 PM

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