The Last Days of Pompeii
Wildside Press, Nov 1, 2002 - Fiction - 364 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ari.joki - LibraryThing
Wordy, broadly descriptive prose was fashionable once in the world. Even for that time, Bulwer-Lytton in this work is exessive. He does carry the plot pretty well, though. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Schmerguls - LibraryThing
904 The Last Days of Pompeii, by Sir Edward G. E. Bulwer-Lytton (read 4 Jul 1967) When I finished this I said "though the description is so overdone, and the plot rather creaking, I was caught up by ... Read full review