The Twelfth Vulture of Romulus

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9780973053401: The Twelfth Vulture of Romulus

The Twelfth Vulture of Romulus recreates the events of a long-dead past and lends immediacy to the lives of people who lived during the collapse of the western Roman empire.It begins in the year of Our Lord 448. Barbarians are inflitrating the empire's porous frontiers, alien generals are commanding its remaining legions. Attila the Hun threatens invasion. Struggles for wealth and power are creating a miasma of corruption and sexual licence. A group of patriots, headed by the sister of a playboy emperor organizes the Pheonix Circle, dedicated to the restoration of Rome's former glory.

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Boris Raymond began his university studies at the University of California (Berkeley). After service in the U.S. army in Europe during WWII, he returned to earn masters degrees in history, sociology and librarianship. He also holds a doctoral degree from the University of Chicago. From 1974 until his retiremenet, Raymond taught at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada.

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"...masterfully weaves several plots in a contemporary fictional account probing the last days of the Roman empire." -- C.J. Stemper. hf-writers newsgroup

...a deeply probing novel about the very end of the empire...More than that it is a good read." -- Glenn Barnett, hf-writers newsgroup

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Raymond, Boris
Published by KLYO Press (2003)
ISBN 10: 0973053402 ISBN 13: 9780973053401
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