Julia Webb-Harvey

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Book Review: Pompeii, Robert Harris

Harris’ novel tells the story of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed the city of Pompeii, through the experiences of Marcus Attilus, the aquarius (or engineer) of the Aqua Augustus.  The aqueduct has failed, and his predecessor,… Continue Reading →

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