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    Twelve Caesars

    By Robert Graves

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    Chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded absolute power over Rome, from the foundation of the empire under Julius Caesar and Augustus, to the decline into depravity and civil war under Nero and the recovery that came with his successors.

    Count Belisarius

    By Robert Graves

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    The sixth century was not a peaceful time for the Roman empire. Invaders threatened on all fronties, but they grew to respect and fear the name of Belisarius, the Emperor Justinian's greatest general. This book demonstrates the author's command of an historical subject, creating a picture of a decadent era.

    Good-bye to All That

    By Robert Graves

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    There was no patriotism in the trenches. It was too remote a sentiment, and rejected as fit only for civilians. As Blighty, Great Britain was a quiet, easy place to get back to out of the present foreign misery, but as a nation it was nothing. This is the memoir...

    The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

    By Robert Graves

    Paperback £11.45

    *The definitive and comprehensive edition of Robert Graves's classic retelling of the Greek myths* 'Icarus disobeyed his father's instructions and began soaring towards the sun, rejoiced by the lift of his great sweeping wings. Presently, when Daedalus looked over his shoulder, he could no longer see Icarus; but scattered feathers...

    Claudius the God

    By Robert Graves

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    Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome. Here he recounts his surprisingly successful reign: how he cultivates the loyalty of the army and the common people to repair the damage caused by Caligula; his relations with the Jewish King Herod Agrippa; and...

    Big Green Book

    By Robert Graves

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    THE TIMES CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK The little boy Jack discovers a big green book of magic in the attic, and learns all sorts of spells - spells to change the look of things, spells to make him old and grey, or disappear entirely!

    Greek Myths Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition

    By Robert Graves

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    The gold standard in Greek mythology, in a dazzling graphic deluxe edition with a new introduction by the bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.

    Selected Poems

    By Robert Graves

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    The author was one of our most fascinating poets of the last century. Born in London in 1895, he served in the First World War and was mistakenly reported killed in action at the Battle of the Somme, as he vividly recounted in his memoir, Goodbye To All That 1929....

    Homer\'s Daughter

    By Robert Graves

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    In 'Homer's Daughter', Graves invents - or discovers - that the author of the Odyssey was a woman, herself part of the epic action.

    The Siege And Fall Of Troy

    By Robert Graves

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    Goodbye to All That

    By Robert Graves

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    In 1929 the author went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This book is an account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the...

    I, Claudius

    By Robert Graves

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    Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the imperial Roman dynasties.

    The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition

    By Robert Graves

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    Features the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus' journey home. This title draws on the entire canon of ancient literature, bringing together all the elements of every myth into one epic. It deals with...

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