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y The October Horse single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Masters of Rome Colleen McCullough 1990 series - author novel (number 6 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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'With her renowned storytelling gifts in full force, Colleen McCullough delivers a breathtaking novel that proves once again that she is the top historical novelist of our time.

'Grand in scope and vivid in detail, McCullough's gripping narrative thrusts readers headlong into the complex and fascinating world of Rome in the tumultuous last days of the Republic. At the height of his power, Gaius Julius Caesar becomes embroiled in a civil war in Egypt, where he finds himself enraptured by Cleopatra, the nation's golden-eyed queen. To do his duty as a Roman, however, he must forsake his love and return to the capital to rule.

'Though Caesar's grip on power seems unshakable, the political landscape is treacherous – the returning hero has no obvious successor, and his legacy seems to be the prize for any man with the courage and cunning to fell Rome's laurelled leader. Caesar's jealous enemies masquerade as friends and scheme to oust the autocrat from power and restore true republican government to Rome. But as the plot races to its dramatic conclusion, it becomes clear that with the stakes this high, no alliance is sacred and no motives are pure.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Sound recording available
  • Dedication: For Ambassador Edward J.Perkins, Wm. J. Crowe Chair Professor of Political Science, the University of Oklahoma for dedication to duty and all the unsung services with love and admiration.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Simon and Schuster , 2002 .
      Extent: 792p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      ISBN: 0684853310
    • London,
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      England,
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      Century , 2002 .
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      Extent: 792p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      ISBN: 071268056X
    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Arrow Books , 2003 .
      Extent: 1108p.
      Description: ports. maps.
      Note/s:
      • Includes glossary
      ISBN: 0099280523
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Simon and Schuster , 2007 .
      2649622787498251678.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 792p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 20 November 2007
      ISBN: 9781416566656
Alternative title: El caballo de Cesar
Language: Spanish
    • Barcelona,
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      Spain,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Ediciones B , 2003 .
      Extent: 926p.
      ISBN: 8466606726
    • Barcelona,
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      Spain,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Ediciones B , 2004 .
      Extent: 1241p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 8466617949

Works about this Work

Paperbacks Graham Clark , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 August 2003; (p. 8)
Days of Their Ancient Roman Lives Richard Harling , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 January 2003; (p. 13)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Seen in the Eyes Harry Sidebottom , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 24 January no. 5208 2003; (p. 23)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Sad Rite of the Steed Tom Austen , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 March 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Licence with the Worst Among Equals Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 December 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Licence with the Worst Among Equals Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14-15 December 2002; (p. 13)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Days of Their Ancient Roman Lives Richard Harling , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 January 2003; (p. 13)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Seen in the Eyes Harry Sidebottom , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 24 January no. 5208 2003; (p. 23)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Sad Rite of the Steed Tom Austen , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 29 March 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Paperbacks Graham Clark , 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 August 2003; (p. 8)
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