Books - Review

PompeiiThe story of the eruption of Vesuvius, as experienced by an idealistic aqueduct engineer, who has to battle with corruption and mistreatment of slaves as well as the volcano. Pliny, a big fat Roman scientist/Admiral is in it too.
by Robert Harris
Score: 7.5
Published: 2004
Read: November 27th 2005


John said

Jolly good thriller with the ususal ingredients; murder, betrayal and a beautiful girl, together with Roman feasts, plenty of aqueduct engineering and loads of sulphur too!

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