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The Lives of Cleopatra and Octavia by Sarah Fielding
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Nov 10, 08

it was ok
bookshelves: egypt, cleopatra, lit-fiction-english, historical-fiction-ancient

It's not so much a historical fiction or history, but a book about a good woman (Octavia) and a bad woman (Cleopatra) with a dose of "young girls should be like Octavia" thrown in. If you like Cleopatra, this isn't an enjoyable book, unless you are looking at propaganda and how long it lasts.

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