Augustus - Grand Format

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National Book Awards for fiction
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After the brutal murder of his great uncle Julius Caesar, Octavian, a shy and scholarly youth of nineteen, suddenly finds himself heir to the vast power... Lire la suite
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Résumé

After the brutal murder of his great uncle Julius Caesar, Octavian, a shy and scholarly youth of nineteen, suddenly finds himself heir to the vast power of Rome. He is destined, despite vicious power struggles, bloody wars and family strife, to transform his realm and become the greatest ruler the western world had ever seen : Augustus Caesar, the first Roman Emperor.

Caractéristiques

  • Date de parution
    06/02/2003
  • Editeur
  • Collection
  • ISBN
    0-09-944508-5
  • EAN
    9780099445081
  • Format
    Grand Format
  • Présentation
    Broché
  • Nb. de pages
    317 pages
  • Poids
    0.25 Kg
  • Dimensions
    12,8 cm × 19,7 cm × 2,2 cm

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À propos de l'auteur

Biographie de John Williams

John Williams was born on 29 August 1922 in Clarksville, Texas. He served in the, United States Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945 in China, Burma and India. The Swallow Press published his first novel, Nothing But the Night, in 1948, as well as his first book of poems, The Broken Landscape, in 1949. Macmillan published Williams' second novel, Butcher's Crossing, in 1960. After receiving his BA and MA from the University of Denver, and his PhD from the University of Missouri, Williams returned to the University of Denver in 1954 where he taught literature and the craft of writing for thirty years.
In 1963 Williams received a fellowship to study at Oxford University where he received a Rockefeller grant enabling him to travel and research in Italy for his last novel, Augustus, published in 1972. John Williams died in Arkansas on 4 March 1994.

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