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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date August 23, 2016
Pages 416
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780307948137
ISBN-10 0307948137
Dimensions 0 by 5.19 by 8 in.
Original list price $16.00
Amazon.com says people who bought this book also bought:
Lustrum | Imperium | Conspirata | An Officer and a Spy | Enigma | Pompeii | Fatherland
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The long-awaited final volume of the Cicero Trilogy, from a beloved bestselling author “incapable of writing an unenjoyable book” (The Wall Street Journal).

At the age of forty-eight, Cicero—the greatest orator of his time—is in exile, his power sacrificed on the altar of his principles. The only way to return to Rome is to pledge his support to a charismatic and dangerous enemy: Julius Caesar. Harnessing his political cunning, unrivalled intellect, and the sheer brilliance of his words, Cicero fights his way back to prominence. Yet no public figure is completely safeguarded against the unscrupulous ambition of others. 

Riveting and tumultuous, Dictator encompasses the most epic events in ancient history, including the collapse of the Roman Republic, the murder of Pompey, and the assassination of Caesar. But its central question is a timeless one: how to keep political freedom unsullied by personal gain, vested interests, and the corrosive effects of ceaseless foreign wars. In Robert Harris’s indelible portrait, Cicero is a deeply fascinating hero for his own time and for ours.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780307957948 Book cover for 9781410488565 Book cover for 9781786330161
 
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (April 6, 2016); titled "Dictator"
9781410488565 | details & prices | 679 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $35.99
About: A conclusion to the trilogy that began with Imperium and Conspirata explores themes of personal freedom in the face of ambition and corruption against a backdrop of such historical events as the collapse of the Roman republic and the assassination of Julius Caesar.
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (January 12, 2016); titled "Dictator"
9780307957948 | details & prices | 385 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $26.95
About: Imperium .
from Gardners Books (November 26, 2015); titled "Dictator"
9781786330161 | details & prices | 464 pages | List price $46.45
About: "Laws are silent in times of war.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780307948137
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Vintage Books (August 23, 2016); titled "Dictator"
9780307948137 | details & prices | 416 pages | List price $16.00
About: The long-awaited final volume of the Cicero Trilogy, from a beloved bestselling author “incapable of writing an unenjoyable book” (The Wall Street Journal).
CD/Spoken Word
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With David Rintoul (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Random House (January 12, 2016); titled "Dictator"
9780399567858 | details & prices | 5.50 × 6.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $45.00
About: Imperium .

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