The Last Days of Pompeii

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Wildside Press, Nov 1, 2002 - Fiction - 364 pages
9 Reviews
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 Pompeii

User 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

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User 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

About the author (2002)

John Gregory Betancourt is an editor, publisher, and bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. He has had over three dozen books published, including Roger Zelazny's "The Dawn of Amber", the first in a trilogy of original books based on Zelazny's class "Chronicles of Amber" fantasy novel series; the bestselling "Star Trek: The Next Generation" novel, "Infection", and three other "Star Trek" novels; a trilogy of mythic novels starring Hercules; the critically acclaimed "Born of Elven Blood; Rememory; Johnny Zed; The Blind Archer", and many others.

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