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AUGUSTUS

by | Read by Robin Field

Biography & Memoir • 14.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1972

It’s not easy to make this material dull. Does the assassination of the leader of the free world by some of his best friends sound like a snooze to you? How about the defection of your leading general to a foreign county, WITH your armies? If General Petraeus developed a passionate friendship with Vladimir Putin and moved our Afghanistan troops to Moscow tomorrow, should your field dispatches about it be read as if they were reports on grain futures? Robin Field recounts the murder of Julius Caesar, the sensational undoing of Antony and Cleopatra, the beheading of Cicero in a languorous dozy singsong as if retelling stale gossip at an octogenarian tea party. Of all these fascinating characters, only Maecenas is given a personality. Why? B.G. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2011]

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Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781441774545 $29.95 • Twelve CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441774552 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CS ISBN 9781441774521 $65.95 • Ten cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441774538 $100.00 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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