Reviews

  • "Harris's best so far, rapid and compelling in narrative, copious in detail, thoroughly researched but also, which is more important, thoroughly imagined... Irresistible"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "In Harris's hands, the great game becomes a beautiful one"

    The Times
  • "Genres ancient and modern have rarely been so skilfully synthesised... Gripping and accomplished"

    The Guardian
  • "A joy to read in every way, and as a mirror to the politics of our present age has no equal"

    The Independent
  • "Harris deploys the devices of the thriller writer to trace the perils and triumphs of Cicero's ascent ... A finely accomplished recreation of the power struggles of more than two millenniums ago"

    The Observer
  • "Fascinating … Imperium masterfully dramatises issues not only pertinent to a vanished world but to our own"

    The Sunday Times
  • "

    Harris [is] a truly gifted, razor-sharp writer... Enormously
    entertaining

    "

    Daily Telegraph