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The Beggar of Volubilis

Written by Caroline Lawrence

Part of the The Roman Mysteries Series

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On a mission for the Emperor Titus, Flavia and friends head to Morocco to find a lost emerald mentioned in a prophecy, in the fourteenth of The Roman Mysteries.

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The Beggar of Volubilis Synopsis

Flavia and her friends are on a quest for the Emperor Titus - to steal a valuable gemstone known as 'Nero's Eye'. The Oracle of Delphi prophesied that whoever owns the gem will rule Rome - so Titus is determined to claim it for himself. The friends travel on a caravan across the desert, facing slave-traders, pantomime actors and a wild animal stampede!

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'A great read for kids' - Daily Express

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ISBN: 9781842556047
Publication date: 07/02/2008
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781842556047
Publication date: 7th February 2008
Author: Caroline Lawrence
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Historical Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence was our Guest Editor in September 2102 - Click here to see her selections. Caroline Lawrence was born in London. Her American parents returned to the United States shortly afterwards and she grew up in Bakersfield, California with her younger brother and sister. Her father taught English and drama in a local high school and her mother was an artist. When she was twelve, Caroline's family moved to Stanford University in northern California so that her father could study Linguistics. Caroline inherited her father's love of words and her mother's love of art. She subsequently studied Classics at Berkeley, ...

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