A two-in-one volume edition of the novels depicting the famous Roman emperor, which were made into the BBC production starring Derek Jacobi.
Brown leatherette boards are clean with little wear. Book has clean and bright contents with only a light mark to page ends. No DJ.
Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, Emperor of Rome. This book 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 his invasion of Britain.
A classic Penguin 1960 paperback.
In public, Claudius is a stammering, drooling weakling, whose reputation as an idiot keeps him safe from office and assassination. But in private, he's as sharp as they come, and keeps a secret history of everything he discovers. Until one day, as one of the few of his family left alive, he's acclaimed Emperor against his will.
A full-cast dramatisation of Robert Graves' brilliant account of the madness and debauchery of ancient Rome, starring Tom Goodman Hill as Claudius and Derek Jacobi as Augustus. The wickedly entertaining inside story of the lives and deaths of the Imperial dynasty from Augustus to Caligula is told by their obscure relation, Claudius. In public, Claudius is a stammering, drooling weakling, whose reputation as an idiot keeps him safe from office and assassination.