Even more scurrilous than 'Rome', A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors tells the true story of toga parties, banquets, and the scandalous life of the Caesars. Ancient history with all the boring bits taken out.
Anthony Blond was previously a publisher and an author of numerous books includingThe World of Simon Raven and his autobiography Jew Made in England. He regularly writes for the Spectator and the Literary Review.
This is the sort of book that gives ancient history a good name. - Sunday Telegraph...informative fun... - TLSLively and amusing - the Emperors enjoyably monstrous. - Observer