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  • Published: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462521
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $26.99

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PART OF THE ACCLAIMED MASTERS OF ROME SERIES

This is the third in McCullough's six-novel series on Ancient Rome. Sulla returns from exile and the 22-year-old Pompey names himself Magnus "the Great". The young Julius Caesar moves centre-stage as he battles for supremacy in this saga of political conflict, love and war.

  • Pub date: 1 August 2003
  • ISBN: 9780099462521
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $26.99

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 Fortune's Favourites

“McCullough spins a stupendous tale of murderous ambition, guile, assassination, tragedy, love and lust...a magnificent tour de force.”

Publishers Weekly


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