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Author McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015.

Title The October horse / Colleen McCullough
Published London : Century, [2002]


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 MELB  827.03 M1335 A6/O  AVAILABLE
Description 792 pages : portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Series Masters of Rome series
McCullough, Colleen, 1937-2015. Masters of Rome series.
Summary Rome, 48BC. Scene of one of the greatest political battles - and one of the most passionate love affairs - of all time. Julius Caesar is in the prime of his life and at the height of his powers. But behind the myth lies a man beset with contradictions. Happily married, he is also the lover of the enigmatic Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. A great general, he wishes to bring to an end Rome's endless wars. Conscious of his own power, and contemptuous of lesser men, he is determined not to be worshipped as a living god or crowned emperor. But Caesar is a man whose very greatness attracts envy and jealousy to a dangerous degree, and as the political intrigues which surround him reach their climax, his destruction becomes inevitable. As the Ides of March approach, one of the most powerful stories in history reaches its dramatic conclusion.
Notes Masters of Rome series
SUBJECT Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C. -- Fiction.
Caesar, Julius.
Cleopatra, d. 30 B.C
Caesar, Julius -- Fiction.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C.
Subject Women -- Rome -- Fiction.
Heads of state.
Heads of state -- Fiction.
Generals -- Fiction.
Queens -- Fiction.
SUBJECT Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Fiction.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C -- Fiction
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Australian fiction
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780712680561 hardback
071268056X hardback