by Robert Harris
In BriefIn ancient Rome, a brilliant young lawyer risks everything in a dramatic courtroom battle to prosecute a corrupt governor. But Marcus Cicero soon finds himself drawn deeper into the city's dirty politics and in-fighting than he could ever have imagined, as the fate of the Roman Republic itself hangs in the balance.
Why you should read itA historical novel, courtroom drama and political thriller all rolled into one. Widely acclaimed for both its historical accuracy and its gripping narrative, Imperium is an exciting, enjoyable and thoughtful novel that will thrill fans of many different genres.