- Narrated by:
- Length: 13 hrs and 46 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- first published 2015
- Available from Audible.com
Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles.
His comeback requires wit, skill and courage - and, for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome.
But politics is never static, and no statesman, however cunning, can safeguard against the ambition and corruption of others.
Riveting and tumultuous, Dictator encompasses some of the most epic events in human history yet is also an intimate portrait of a brilliant, flawed, frequently fearful yet ultimately brave man - a hero for his time and for ours.
It took some time to get used to the different narrator in this series (the earlier books IMPERIUM and LUSTRUM had been narrated by
but sadly misjudges the situation.
This series really brings history to life as well has making it relevant to the modern context. The audio books are excellent.
My rating: 4.5
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