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Augustus

John Williams

In Augustus, his third great novel, John Williams took  on an entirely new challenge, a historical narrative set in classical Rome, exploring the life of the founder of the Roman Empire. To tell the story, Williams turned to the epistolary novel, a genre that was new to him, transforming and transcending it just as he did the western in Butcher’s C...
Publish Date
2014
August 19
First Published in 1972
Goodreads rating
4.21
ISBN
9781590178218
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 21, 2020
@chucksmithRTW I highly recommend it. I'm running a live book club event on it on 9/13:      source