Claudius the God
  • ISBN: 9780141188607
  • Pages: 448
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Introduction: Barry Unsworth

Claudius the God

Robert Graves
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In Claudius the God, the second part of Robert Graves’s fictionalized autobiography, Claudius – wry, rueful, always inquisitive – brings to life some of the most scandalous and violent times in history.

Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome.

‘I, Claudius and Claudius the God are an imaginative and hugely readable account of the early decades of the Roman Empire . . . racy, inventive, often comic.’ Telegraph

‘Graves made Roman history funny and familiar.’ Guardian



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