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Savage City (Romanitas #3)

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Imagine a world in which Rome never fell. Now the Empire stretches across the Atlantic, slaves are constructing a giant bridge over the Persian Gulf, and magnetic railways span the globe. But tensions within and without are about to change the face of the earth. Marcus Novius is caught in a massive explosion at the Coliseum which kills his uncle the emperor . . . making ...more
Hardcover, 560 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Gollancz
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Chris
Jul 15, 2011 Chris rated it really liked it
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No one's rated this yet? Really? I can't say much about this book without getting epically spoilery, but this series is awesome, the best modern Roman Empire I've seen. (I have seen more than one. It's an interest of mine.)
William
May 18, 2013 William rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second Romanitas book, “Rome Burning”, ended on a huge cliffhanger so I was keen to see how it was resolved at the beginning of the concluding book in the trilogy. The resolution of the cliffhanger didn’t turn out exactly as I expected it to and the first chapter dealing with this is one of the best and most powerful in the trilogy. The rest of the book follows the aftermath of those events and it does cover a lot of different plotlines ranging in scope from two characters trying desperately ...more
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Jul 19, 2013 Travis Bird rated it really liked it
As this series progresses, there is less of the mystical element. This final volume begins with the attempt by the dying Emperor Marcus to abolish slavery and ends with (view spoiler). I liked this better than the second volume, the author found a renewed momentum.
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Gaaaah! Loved the series up until the ending...I hate it when an author goes wrong like that. Takes the characters and makes you just want to slap them...grr.
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Sophia McDougall (born 1979) is a British novelist, playwright, and poet, who studied at Oxford University in England.

She is best known as the author of the series of books: Romanitas in which she creates an alternative history, one where the Roman Empire still exists in contemporary times.
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