Vesuvius by Night

Vesuvius by Night
Историческая проза
Язык: английский
Год: 2017
Издатель: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 978-1-473-65885-1
Город: London
Добавил: Admin 21 Янв 20
Проверил: Admin 21 Янв 20
Формат:  FB2 (110 Kb)  RTF (115 Kb)  TXT (106 Kb)  HTML (108 Kb)  EPUB (236 Kb)  MOBI (630 Kb)

  • Currently 0.00/5

Рейтинг: 0.0/5 (Всего голосов: 0)

Аннотация

In the late August of AD 79 the inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum are going about their normal business in the late summer heat. Two of them have a room share arrangement: Nonius, scrounger, thief and failed pimp works by night and sleeps by day; Larius, the fresco painter with dreams of artistic greatness, does the opposite. When just after midday the summit of Vesuvius disappears in a vast volcanic ash cloud, their lives will change forever. While one sets about looting rapidly emptying homes the other desperately tries to save his family from destruction.
Lindsey Davis brings alive one the greatest catastrophes in human history in this gripping novella, poignantly evoking the struggle for life in the cities beneath the volcano.

Комментарии к книге "Vesuvius by Night"

Комментарий не найдено. Будьте первыми!
Чтобы оставить комментарий или поставить оценку книге Вам нужно зайти на сайт или зарегистрироваться