With astounding narrative power,Colleen Mccullough author of the internationallyacclaimed 1 bestseller THE THORN BIRDS sweeps the reader into the whirlpool of pageantry, passion, splendor, chaos and earth-shattering upheaval that was ancient Rome. Here is the story of Marius, wealthy but lowborn, and Sulla, an stocratic but, perinfless and debauched extraordinary men of visionwhose ruthless ambition will lay the foundations of the most awesome and enduring enmpire known to humankind. A towering saga of great events and mortal frailties, it is peopled with a vast, and vivid cast of unforgettable men and women soldiers and senators, mistresses and wives, kings and commoners combined in a richly embroidered human tapestrV to bring a remarkable era to bold and breathtaking life.
Author Biography Colleen McCulloughs name is synonymouswith bestselling fiction. She is the author of nineextraordinary novels TIM, AN INDECENT OBSESSION,A CREED FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM,THE LADIES OF MISSALONGHI, THE FIRST MAN IN ROME,THE GRASS CROWN, FORTUNES FAVORITES,CAESARS WOMEN, and the acclaimed Internationalphenomenon, THE THORN BIRDS.