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Curses and Smoke : A Novel of Pompeii - Vicky Alvear Shecter

Curses and Smoke

A Novel of Pompeii

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Published: 27th May 2014
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When your world blows apart, what will you hold onto?

TAG is a medical slave, doomed to spend his life healing his master's injured gladiators. But his warrior's heart yearns to fight in the gladiator ring himself and earn enough money to win his freedom.

small lakes disappearing; a sulfurous smell in the air. . . .

When the two childhood friends reconnect, each with their own longings, they fall passionately in love. But as they plot their escape from the city, a patrician fighter reveals his own plans for them -- to Lucia's father, who imprisons Tag as punishment. Then an earthquake shakes Pompeii, in the first sign of the chaos to come. Will they be able to find each other again before the volcano destroys their whole world?

ISBN: 9780545509947
ISBN-10: 0545509947
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 27th May 2014
Edition Number: 1