Tabula rasa: a crime novel of the Roman Empire

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Series:
Ruso mysteries volume 6.
Publisher:
Bloomsbury,
Pub. Date:
2014.
Language:
English
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The newest novel in the bestselling Medicus series, featuring death, taxes, and angry barbarians.

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ISBN:
9781608197088
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subject_facet Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Fiction, Physicians -- Rome -- Fiction, Romans -- Great Britain -- Fiction
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