Reviews

  • I, CLAUDIUS and CLAUDIUS THE GOD are an imaginative and hugely readable account of the early decades of the Roman Empire ... racy, inventive, often comic

    Daily Telegraph
  • One of the really remarkable books of our day, a novel of learning and imagination, fortunately conceived and brilliantly executed

    New York Times
  • Still an acknowledged masterpiece and a model for historical fiction ... sympathetic and intensely involving: a great feat of imagination

    Hilary Mantel