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The shadow of Vesuvius

Raleigh Trevelyan

The shadow of Vesuvius

Pompeii AD 79

by Raleigh Trevelyan

  • 3 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Folio Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pompeii (Extinct city),
  • Vesuvius (Italy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRaleigh Trevelyan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23239184M

      In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city. Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than others/5(18). The following is an exclusive excerpt from In the Shadow of Vesuvius, by Tasha r detective Lady Emily is back in her fifteenth mystery. This time, she and her husband Colin Hargreaves accompany archeologists to the volcanically-preserved city of Pompeii, where they discover a fresh corpse lying among the ruins.

      ‎“A wonderfully rich, witty, insightful, and wide-ranging portrait of the two Plinys and their world.”—Sarah Bakewell, author of How to Live When Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, he left behind an 3/5(2). In the Shadow of Vesuvius Lady Emily #14 In this new installment in Tasha Alexander's bestselling Victorian series, Lady Emily Hargreaves uncovers a mystery in .

      The Shadow of Vesuvius by Daisy Dunn. Pliny the Elder and his adopted son Pliny the Younger were prolific writer in Imperial Roman times. Known mainly from their writing, for many years, European scholars didn’t realize there were two Plinys. The Elder wrote a hugely famous encyclopedia, and actually died in the Vesuvius eruption in 79AD. Synopsis In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.


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“The Shadow of Vesuvius is the definitive guide to Plinydom.” - Franz Lidz, New York Times “If you were writing a biography of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus―or Pliny the Younger, the author of one of the most famous collections of letters surviving from the early Roman Empire―it would be hard not to start with the eruption of Mt.

Vesuvius, on the Bay of Naples, in 79 A.D., /5(14). In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.

Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than others.4/5(99). In the Shadows of Vesuvius by Tasha Alexander is the 14th book in her delightful Lady Emily mystery series. It can be read as a stand-alone.

The other books in the series are quite enjoyable so I do suggest adding them to your TBR list/5. The Shadow of Vesuvius is the definitive guide to Plinydom.

Franz Lidz - New York Times. 11/01/ When Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, author and natural historian Pliny the Elder ventured out to provide assistance to a friend and died in the : Liveright Publishing Corporation.

In the Shadow of Vesuvius book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Ash spewed into the sky. All eyes were on Vesuvius.

Pliny /5. Alexander’s skills shine in “In the Shadow of Vesuvius,” the 14th novel in her series. In addition to being a solid mystery, “In the Shadow of Vesuvius” is a. IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS by they discover that one of the many bodies apparently preserved when Vesuvius erupted is disconcertingly modern.

As Emily and Colin investigate the contemporary murder, alternating chapters explore the ancient story of Quinta Flavia Kassandra, a Greek slave and talented poet whose father, a tutor for a wealthy. Check out this great listen on In skillfully intertwined story lines from the dawn of the 20th century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her best-selling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, wher.

The lives of the two men named Pliny in Daisy Dunn’s immensely readable “The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny” are linked by a famous catastrophe: the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. The information about The Shadow of Vesuvius shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. BOOK REVIEW “IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS” By Tasha Alexander (Minotaur, $) Grade: A Tasha Alexander’s precise attention to historical details invests her series about Lady Emily.

Her skills shine in “In the Shadow of Vesuvius,” the 14th novel in her series. In addition to being a solid mystery, this novel is a look at the excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum as well.

Synopsis “A wonderfully rich, witty, insightful, and wide-ranging portrait of the two Plinys and their world.”—Sarah Bakewell, author of How to Live When Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, he left behind an enormous compendium of knowledge, his thirty-seven-volume Natural History, and a teenaged nephew who revered him as a father.

In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.

Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than : Macmillan Audio. The book really should be called In the Shadow of My Uncle since the younger Pliny, a lawyer, frustrated poet and writer of hundreds of letters, emerges as a bit of a knits their lives together well and analyses the influence that they would have later on scholars from the Italian Renaissance to the English Romantic poets, but the finger flicks more speedily through the.

The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny by Daisy Dunn has an overall rating of Positive based on 8 book reviews.3/4(8). In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.

Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than others. THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS. A Life of Pliny. By Daisy Dunn. If only Daisy Dunn’s book had been around back when I was an aspiring classicist.

There were actually two Roman writers named Pliny. Author:Trevelyan, Raleigh. The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii A. Book Binding:Hardback.

Book Condition:GOOD. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated Rating: % positive. In addition to being a solid mystery, In the Shadow of Vesuvius is a look at the excavation of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and how the residents lived during that time before Vesuvius's 79 CE eruption.

In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the 20th century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.

Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than others.Reese’s Book Club No results. Advanced Search Sample The Shadow of Vesuvius Pliny the Younger inherited the Elder's notebooks - filled with pearls of wisdom - and his legacy.

At its heart, The Shadow of Vesuvius is a literary biography of the younger man, who would grow up to become a lawyer, senator, poet, collector of villas, and.

The book really should be called In the Shadow of My Uncle, however, since the younger Pliny, a lawyer, frustrated poet and writer of hundreds of letters, emerges as a bit of a bore. Dunn knits their lives together well and analyses the influence that they would have later on scholars from the Italian Renaissance to the English Romantic poets 4/5(5).