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The Confessions of Young Nero

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The Confessions of Young Nero

Julius Caesar’s imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman or child. As a boy, Nero’s royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure her own son’s inheritance. Faced with shocking acts of treachery, young Nero is dealt a harsh lesson: it is better to be cruel than dead. While Nero idealizes the artistic and athletic principles of Greece, his very survival rests on his ability to navigate the sea of vipers that is Rome. The most lethal of all is his own mother, a cold-blooded woman whose singular goal is to control the empire.

The Confessions of Young Nero
by Margaret George

  • Publication Date: March 7, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 528 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley
  • ISBN-10: 0451473388
  • ISBN-13: 9780451473387