By Albert A. Bell Jr.
At the beaches of gorgeous Lake Como in Roman Italy, a Greek tragedy has taken position. 20 years later, a skeleton falls out of a wall in Pliny’s villa, bearing mute witness to relatives secrets and techniques and crimes.
Pliny the more youthful is clever approximately every thing yet ladies. He concurs to his wife’s and mother’s needs to marry off his lover, Aurora, to a different slave, yet neglects telling her until eventually the marriage! so as to add to his difficulties, whilst construction a wing onto his Lake Como villa, workmen find a skeleton. As is Pliny’s behavior, he launches a systematic research of the crime, yet quickly gets nameless warnings and threats to stop. Then his spouse, Livia, is kidnapped!
• As within the previous books, a word list of Roman phrases and a listing of ancient and fictional characters are incorporated
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