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A book of Steven Saylor

 

 

A Murder on the Appian Way, 1996

 

 

...."January 52 b.c, Rome shakes, Rome thunders.

 

Through the intervention of gangs and partisans, the plebeian Publio Caio and his sworn enemy, Tito Milon a noble man, contend the control of the elections.

 

And when Clodio is murdered on the Via Appia, the town arouses. An ambuscade? An intentional attack?

 

In this turmoil, only one man will remain honest and upright, Gordiano, who is entrusted by the general to hold an enquiry......"

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