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The Beggar of Volubilis (The Roman Mysteries)

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Description for The Beggar of Volubilis (The Roman Mysteries) Paperback. Book 14 in the detectives' case file is set in Morocco - the most exotic location of all the Roman Mysteries. Series: The Roman Mysteries. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 254.
Flavia and her friends are on a quest for the Emperor Titus - to steal a valuable gemstone known as 'Nero's Eye'. The Delphic Oracle prophesied that whoever owns the gem will rule Rome - so Titus is determined to claim it for himself. Their travels take them across the Roman province of Mauretania, from Sabratha (in modern Libya) to Volubilis (Morocco). As they travel on a caravan across the desert they encounter slave-traders, pantomime actors and a wild animal stampede. The detectives must consider another quest: what has happened to Uncle Gaius? Meanwhile, Flavia faces some tough decisions about ... Read more

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About Caroline Lawrence
Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a ... Read more

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