by Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal's fictional recreation of the Roman Empire teetering on the crux of Christianity and ruled by an emperor who was an inveterate dabbler in arcane hocus-pocus, a prig, a bigot, and a dazzling and brilliant leader.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 23/09/1993
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780349104737
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Review by worldsedge
This is the sort of work that makes me glad I'm literate. How much is fictionalized and how much is acutal history I have no idea, but this life of Julian the Apostate has everything a good novel (particularly an historical one) needs.