In the Shadow of Vesuvius

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?In a dazzling, lively new literary biography, Daisy Dunn weaves together the lives of two Roman greats: Pliny the Elder, author of Natural History, and his nephew Pliny the Younger, who inherited his uncle’s notebooks and intellectual legacy. Breathing vivid life back into the Plinys, Daisy Dunn charts the extraordinary lives of two outstanding minds and their lasting legacy on the world. ‘A fascinating, compelling and excellent biography’ Simon Sebag Montefiore ‘Immensely entertaining and readable … Thoroughly recommended’ Sunday Times

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