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Antony and Cleopatra

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ISBN-10: 1416552952

ISBN-13: 9781416552956

Edition: N/A

Authors: Colleen Mccullough

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A sweeping epic of ancient Rome from the #1 bestselling author ofThe Thorn Birds In this breathtaking follow-up toThe October Horse, Colleen McCullough turns her attention to the legendary romance of Antony and Cleopatra, and in this timeless tale of love, politics, and power, proves once again that she is the best historical novelist of our time. Caesar is dead, and Rome is, again, divided. Lepidus has retreated to Africa, while Antony rules the opulent East, and Octavian claims the West, the heart of Rome, as his domain. Though this tense truce holds civil war at bay, Rome seems ripe for an emperor -- a true Julian heir to lay claim to Caesar's legacy. With the bearing of a hero, and the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 12/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Colleen McCullough was born on June 1, 1937 in Wellington, New South Wales, Australia. She attended Holy Cross College and the University of Sydney. She wanted to pursue a career in medicine but had an allergy to soap and a shortage of money. She decided to study neuroscience and established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney before working as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years. Her first novel, Tim, was published in 1974. Her other works include The Thorn Birds, An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, Masters of Rome series, and Bittersweet.

List of Maps
Antony in the East - 41 B.C. to 40 B.C
Octavian in the West - 40 B.C. to 39 B.C
Victories and Defeats - 39 B.C. to 37 B.C
The Queen of Beasts - 36 B.C. to 33 B.C
War - 32 B.C. to 30 B.C. 17
Metamorphosis - 29 B.C. to 27 B.C
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