Pompeii

by Robert Harris

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Pompeii Synopsis

A sweltering week in late August. Where better to enjoy the last days of summer than on the beautiful Bay of Naples? But even as Rome's richest citizens relax in their villas around Pompeii and Herculaneum, there are ominous warnings that something is going wrong. Wells and springs are failing, a man has disappeared, and now the greatest aqueduct in the world - the mighty Aqua Augusta - has suddenly ceased to flow-Through the eyes of four characters - a young engineer, an adolescent girl, a corrupt millionaire and an elderly scientist - Robert Harris brilliantly recreates a luxurious world on the brink of destruction.

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ISBN: 9780099527947
Publication date: 01/10/2009
Publisher: Arrow
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099527947
Publication date: 1st October 2009
Author: Robert Harris
Publisher: Arrow
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Robert Harris

Robert Harris is the author of eight bestselling novels: Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, Imperium, The Ghost, Lustrum and The Fear Index. Several of his books have been filmed, most recently The Ghost, which was directed by Roman Polanski. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, west Berkshire, with his wife Gill Hornby and a fluctuating number of children. In 2014 he was inducted into the CWA Hall of Fame.

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