Fortunes Favorites (novel)

Fortunes Favorites (novel)

The Paperback of the Fortune's Favorites (Masters of Rome Series #3) by The novel's events are dominated by Sulla's return from exile and.
The sequel to The Grass Crown charts the conquests of Sulla and Pompey, the exploits of Spartacus and the rise of Caesar. (May).
A review by David Maclaine of the historical novel Fortune's Favorites by Colleen McCullough. Literature Help: Novels: Plot Overview 703: Fortune's Favourites

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Incredible how accurate Masters of Rome series is and how much work Colleen McCullough has put in it. Besides the familiar Senate and Comitia wrangling and yet more civil warring, there's plenty of strategy discussion for we armchair generals, chief among them Pompey's campaign against Sertorius in Spain and the grand idiocy of Spartacus, a very different story to the one Hollywood tells. First US edition Historical Fiction William Morrow US. Conditioning in animal vs. I highly recommend this to people that are historical fanatics like I am. A practice to be copied by the likes of Hitler and Stalin and extolled by Machiavelli - of course, one could ask why it's honorable to murder people abroad but not at home, but that's how morality goes. And then, true to his promise, Sulla makes an exit, on his own terms. The characters and their actions spoke for themselves. Consider a typical contrast: The junior conservative pro-Sullan consul Quintus Lutatius Catulus gives a "diatribe and cries angrily" to the Senate, but his senior partner, the unstable, demagogic, and later renegade, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, speaks "firmly to an attentive Senate. Show More Colleen McCullough is the author of The Thorn Birds, Tim, An Indecent Obsession, A Creed for the Third Millennium, The Ladies of Missalonghi, The First Man in Fortunes Favorites (novel), The Grass Crown, Fortune's Favorites, Caesar's Women, Caesarand card games gin rummy online novels. She Fortunes Favorites (novel) with her husband on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific.