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The Charioteer of Delphi (The Roman Mysteries)

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Description for The Charioteer of Delphi (The Roman Mysteries) Paperback. Who is trying to sabotage the chariot factions in the twelfth title in the Roman Mysteries series? Series: The Roman Mysteries. Num Pages: 256 pages, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 5AK; YFT. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 244.
September AD 80. Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house. When a famous racehorse goes missing, Nubia sets out to recover it. The four friends find themselves caught up in a plot against one of the rival factions, the Greens. Who is trying to sabotage the charioteers? Could it be an inside job, or someone with a grudge from long ago? And how many men and horses will die before the killer is caught?

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Orion Children's Books
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The Roman Mysteries
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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

Reviews for The Charioteer of Delphi (The Roman Mysteries)
The traditional arc of the sports story is emphasised by references to some of the worst aspects of Roman slavery in flashbacks to Nubia's background, followed by the best outcome of slavery for a Roman, as Sisyphus is suddenly freed with the final victory. This makes the story about so much more than which set of horses wins a race ... Read more

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