Saturnalia : Marcus Didius Falco

  • by Lindsey Davis
  • Narrated by Christian Rhodska
  • Series: Marcus Didius Falco
  • 12 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is the Roman holiday of Saturnalia. The days are short, the nights are for wild parties. A general has captured a famous enemy of Rome, and brings her home to adorn his Triumph as a ritual sacrifice. But the logistics go wrong.

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What the Critics Say

"As always, the shrewd and outspoken Falco is helped by his headstrong wife, Helena Justina, and hindered by nefarious Anacrites, Rome's Chief Spy. Davis serves up a huge cast of characters and colorful descriptions of daily life in first-century Rome, details sure to please readers with an affinity for ancient history." (Booklist)

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SATURNALIA & AUDIBLE, A GREAT MIX

This is my first audio book downloaded from Audible - but I am a 20 year fan of audio books, having a collection of over 300. I was delighted to find I could now download them, as I am rapidly running out of shelving space! Having listened on my Sansa Clip I wish I'd changed some time ago, as its much more user friendly than playing the cassettes.

Cornelius Garet as usual does a great job of this Falco novel - pity all novels aren't available. In fact my only quibble with Audible is that of the numerous series of books I would like, only a few of each seem to be available - lets hope this improves with time.

Meanwhile, a great service!

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- B. A. Chapman

Saturnalia

From the very beginning this book captured my imagination and kept me entertained for hours. I can't wait to start the next book in the Falco series.
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- John1962

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-06-2007
  • Publisher: Audible Studios