Gaius Vinius is a reluctant Praetorian Guard–the Emperor’s personal guard–and a man with a disastrous marriage history. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 6, 2013. I love her work, and think you will too.
If you like Roman history, or mysteries, buy them all! Learn more about the program. It is also to some extent based on a character mentioned in a passage from Suetonius, but the two protagonists are essentially entirely fictional.
Everyone expects more of the same.
However, in other books, her attention to historical detail hasn't detracted from the story.
It is a slower read than Falco but well worth it. Flavia Lucilla is also in the imperial court and she is responsible not only for having created the ridiculous hairstyle worn by the imperial ladies but for also making toupees for the balding and increasingly paranoid emperor. In this case, I found that the balance between the love story and the unfolding of the historical narrative didn't work. Please try again. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. When the word ’adon is used for men, it is usually translated with this title. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
More, Lindsey, MORE!!!!! Des tiers approuvés ont également recours à ces outils dans le cadre de notre affichage d’annonces. Reviewed in the United States on August 6, 2015.
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I like the way she brings her characters, and the time and place they lived in, to vibrant life.
I don't think this will turn into a series since it was about one emperor (Domitian), but the protagonists (Gaius Vinius and Flavia Lucilla) are good enough to keep...bring back....continue! Un problème s'est produit lors du chargement de ce menu pour le moment. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 14, 2013.
This writer's Roman detective novels are full of twists, are fast paced, and feed the information about history and Roman culture in easy-to-digest doses. I am sure that Davis intended to add more warmth, there is love and passion and murder and all the interesting bits that come with Rome and empire, but Master and God somehow fell short of the mark for me, perhaps because Domitian, in the book, is far less complex than I would have expected. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Merci d’essayer à nouveau. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. ou ses filiales. Unable to add item to List. Veuillez réessayer. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Please try again. Reviewed in the United States on June 13, 2020. It was first published in the UK on 15 March 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton and in the United States on 5 June 2012 by St Martin's Press. A very typical Lindsey Davis book...OUTSTANDING!!!!! It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Gaius Vinius is a reluctant Praetorian Guard―the Emperor's personal guard―and a man with a disastrous marriage history. Please try again. Having finished 'The Course of Honour' I was hungry for more in the same vein, so I turned to this and was not disappointed. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Master GOD master god I make meme videos and gaming videos. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité. Vespasian's younger son Domitian became Emperor when his older brother Titus, seemingly beloved by all and certainly a smart and appealing charmer, died after only two years as Emperor. Her Marcus Didius Falco series is fabulous entertainment, highly recommended, and includes quite an education on life in Ancient Rome. But "Master and God" was slightly tough going and the characters less engaging that her hard-boiled Roman detective. Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. The Silver Pigs (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries) (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries, 1), The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World (Novels of Ancient Rome), Enemies at Home: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series), A Capitol Death: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series, 7), Pandora's Boy: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series), The Graveyard of the Hesperides: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series, 4), The Third Nero: A Flavia Albia Novel (Flavia Albia Series, 5), The Ides of April: A Flavia Albia Mystery (Flavia Albia Series). There's more to Lindsey Davis than Falco. I enjoy Ms Davis' books very much. Désolé, un problème s'est produit lors de l'enregistrement de vos préférences en matière de cookies. She's the 'man.' It was first published in the UK on 15 March 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton and in the United States on 5 June 2012 by St Martin's Press.
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Domitian is of course a real historical character; Lindsey Davis does give him more credit than he usually gets for some of his positive achievements - although it is always clear that he is a fickle tyrant who imposes a reign of terror. It is not typically Davis, but a good read nonetheless.
I did. I also respect Lindsey Davis's formidable store of knowledge. I am a big fan of Linsday Davis, particularly the Didius Falco series. Nous utilisons des cookies et des outils similaires pour faciliter vos achats, fournir nos services, pour comprendre comment les clients utilisent nos services afin de pouvoir apporter des améliorations, et pour présenter des annonces. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.
She lives in London. (And a funny one, too, if you ever hear her speak, which I did.) We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. If the book had an extra hundred pages, it might have allowed for enough development of character rather than a quick scrape through the surface.
If you're a seller, Fulfillment by Amazon can help you grow your business. “Detailed and witty recounting of ancient Roman life, public and private, from the sure-handed Davis.” ―Kirkus Reviews, “Davis layers modern dialog and sensibilities on a lavishly described historical setting, creating a novel that is detailed and well paced.” ―Library Journal, “As we've come to expect, Davis's descriptions of Rome are vivid and lively ... a great yarn.” ―The Daily Mail.
This is the story of his reign, told from the perspective of a courageous and clear- headed Praetorian and an imperial hairdresser who carved out a life without the Roman benefits of having a husband. Her wry and endless humor seeps through every excellent book. Master and God is a historical novel by British writer Lindsey Davis, the author of the Falco series.
Slightly dry and not as easy to read.
Achetez neuf ou d'occasion It was a bit like reading the notes for one of those detective novels while missing the novel itself. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. If I could give it 6 stars I would...that good! Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I've also read her other non-Falco book about Vespasian and his mistress, 'The Course of Honour', which was an interesting insight into a Roman emperor who figures highly in the Falco series. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, + $12.31 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Germany. Tatsuro Kiuchi • Follow Following Unfollow. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021.
Once again, author Lindsey Davis has combined extensive research, solid guesses/ fiction and writing that just takes you back 2000 years. Nevertheless, I enjoyed reading this book, and it would be wrong reducing Lindsey Davis to her Falco series. Noté /5. Master and God is a historical novel by British writer Lindsey Davis, the author of the Falco series. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I won't insult your intelligence by pointing out again that this isn't a Falco novel, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 5, 2013. St. Martin's Press; 1st Edition (June 5, 2012), For some reason, not as entertaining as I thought it would be, Reviewed in the United States on August 4, 2020.
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In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. This offering is an interesting combination of a wick history and novella. LINDSEY DAVIS is the author of the New York Times bestselling series of historical mysteries featuring Marcus Didius Falco. Reviewed in the United States on August 5, 2019. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Master and God is a compelling novel of the Roman Empire―from the height of power to the depths of madness―told from the perspective of two courtiers and unlikely friends who together are the witnesses to history. Good for her for moving away from them, although she hasn't moved very far from Falco's time. 伊集院静さんの『親方と神様』装画と挿絵／あすなろ書房.
Set in the reign of the Emperor Domitian in first-century Rome, Master and God is Lindsey Davis’s meticulously researched epic novel of the life and times surrounding the last of the Flavian dynasty of emperors.
God contrasted Himself with Ba‘al the dictatorial slave-master; instead, He is like a loving husband. I mainly play Call Of Duty Mobile, Roblox, and Minecraft. It is set in ancient Rome in the time of the emperor Domitian and the story features a paranoid emperor, a hairdresser's love-life, the burial alive of the Chief of the Vestal Virgins, conspiracy and death. The two of them are brought together in an unlikely manner―a devastating fire in Rome―which then leads to a lifelong friendship.Together they watch Domitian's once talented rule unravel into madness and cruelty, until the people closest to him conspire to delete him from history.
But "Master and God" was slightly tough going and the characters less engaging that her hard-boiled Roman detective. Client: Asunaroshobo. As an imperial bodyguard, Vinius then faces a tough decision. She is an author who has got stuck with a series and a set of characters.
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As a long-time fan of Davis' work, I have read every book in the Falco series, and enjoyed them immensely.
From New York Times bestselling novelist Lindsey Davis comes an epic novel of first-century Rome and the Emperor Domitian, known to all of the Roman world as Master and God.
a charming love story set in a pretty ugly time, Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2013. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.
This writer's Roman detective novels are full of twists, are fast paced, and feed the information about history and Roman culture in easy-to-digest doses. Textbook knowledge, with a love story salted in to get you through it, Reviewed in the United States on June 2, 2013.