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  • Published: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462484
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $24.99

First Man In Rome


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PART OF THE ACCLAIMED MASTERS OF ROME SERIES

In Rome, 110BC, upstart military genius Gaius Marius marries the daughter of aristocrat Gaius Julius. Three years later her wayward sister marries the attractive, ambitious but unsuitable Lucius Cornelius Sulla. This book unfolds a tale of intrigue and ambition interwoven with passion.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462484
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Colleen McCullough

Colleen McCullough was born in Australia. A neurophysiologist, she established the department of neurophysiology at the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, then worked as a researcher and teacher at Yale Medical School for ten years.

Her writing career began with the publication of Tim, followed by The Thorn Birds, a record-breaking international bestseller. The author of over ten other novels, including the acclaimed 'Masters of Rome' series, Dr McCullough also wrote lyrics for musical theatre.

Until her death in 2015 she lived on Norfolk Island in the Pacific with her husband.

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Praise for First Man In Rome

“The author's narrative flows as easily as Father tiber...A grandly meaty historical novel..rich with gracefully integrated research and thundering to the beat of marching roman legions.”

Kirkus Reviews


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