By Tom Holt
Background tells us that during 69AD, on the ripe outdated age of 32 and on listening to that normal Glaba's forces have been final in, Nero fled his palace in Rome. He stabbed himself within the throat with a pen and used to be trampled to loss of life by means of horses in a muddy ditch. His final phrases have been, 'What an artist dies with me'. yet there's one other chance: Nero didn't die in that ditch, yet someone who appeared a great deal like him did. this offers Nero the chance to begin a brand new lifestyles in pursuit of his old flame: tune. yet there's an issue - Nero is being pursued by way of those that have cause to suspect he's nonetheless alive - one wishes him useless, the opposite is a passionate fan of his dreadful track and needs his genius recognized ... Tom Holt is an leading edge, hard and fantastically unique author of historic fiction. NERO is vital examining for all enthusiasts of Tom Holt and old fiction.
Paperback: 576 pages
Publisher: Abacus; New Ed variation (15 Jan 2004)
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