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Description - Claudius the God by Robert Graves

Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome. Here he recounts his surprisingly successful reign- how he cultivates the loyalty of the army and the common people to repair the damage caused by Caligula; his relations with the Jewish King Herod Agrippa; and his invasion of Britain. But the growing paranoia of absolute power and the infidelity of his promiscuous young wife Messalina mean that his good fortune will not last forever. In this second part of Robert Graves's fictionalized autobiography, Claudius - wry, rueful, always inquisitive - brings to life some of the most scandalous and violent times in history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780141188607
ISBN-10: 014118860X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robert Graves

Robert Graves was born in 1895 in Wimbledon. He went from school to the First World War, where he became a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers and was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme. He wrote his autobiography, Goodbye to All That, in 1929, and it was soon established as a modern classic. He died on 7 December 1985 in Majorca, his home since 1929.

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