The Last Days of Pompeii
Classic Victorian tale of the last days of Pompeii, doomed city that lay at the feet of Mount Vesuvius. From poets to flower-girls, gladiators to Roman tribunes, here is a plausible story of their lives, their loves, and the tragic fate that awaited them.
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Review: The Last Days of PompeiiUser Review - Brad Hodges - Goodreads
Once wildly popular, Baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton is now best know for a couple of his quotes. One is "the pen is mightier than the sword," which is often used; the other is the opening to his novel ... Read full review
Review: The Last Days of PompeiiUser Review - Mel - Goodreads
I did quite enjoy this. It was an interesting tale of life in Pompeii mixed with Egyptian magic and witches and a love story. It was a proper 19th century "romance" in the tradition of Walter Scott ... Read full review