Order in the next 21 hours 17 minutes and get it by Friday, March Although Masters of Rome continues Vespasian’s rise, the story is too disjointed to really be enjoyable as a complete and coherent story on its own. Finished reading this book last night. Publication Date March pre-release. Overall, an improvement on the previous An okay, fairly run of the mill book that, for the first time in the series, could arguably work as a standalone novel, albeit one that wouldn’t exactly sell someone on checking out the other instalments. Robert detests the idea of changing history for the sake of entertainment.

Book 5 of 8. It’s free on Kindle Unlimited too! Furthermore, I can’t say that I had a problem with the supernatural elements that was combined with the historical fiction. What a great writer Fabbri has become. What appealed to Robert Fabbri was the opportunity historical fiction gave him to take the innocent little boy that Vespasian was and to drag him through hell in order to make him a strong and sometimes brutal character. Shelve Emperor of Rome. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Wheelers ePlatform – please log in. Add in a recurring character from the nascent Christian religion and there’s a sense that the world Vespasian knows is fabbdi starting to change. What were the gods of this land before the Celts came? This book is hard to judge because it’s basically copsoed of two parts. Looking forward to the next book.

Finished reading this book last night. We have Roman politics to thank for that. Dec 14, Patrick Raftery rated it it was amazing Shelves: You betcha pretty bonnet I will. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Masters of Rome by Robert Fabbri. Then, at the end of an inconclusive campaign, he returns to Rome.


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Any authors or characters we’re missing that sefies should add? I really disliked the supernatural powers of the druids, it was too far fetched.

Dec 25, Maarten rated it it was amazing. Vespasian’s brother, Sabinus, i… More. Whilst I would have liked Vespasian to stay in Britain for longer, unfortunately, history says otherwise. But which woman will be victorious?

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This is because the author is constantly doing research about history. There were occasions where it got a little tricky to keep up with who was working for or against whom, but there are certain names that stand out if you’re already familiar with the history of the era. So – the Druids are portrayed as evil, dark forces.

While Fabbri is not the only one doing it, at least Simon Scarrow in his “Cato and Macro” series covering pretty much same events from different angle doesn’t hide it and freely admits what he is mwsters.

It should be noted that I have not yet read the rest of the Vespasian series, which is why I can’t say whether Masters of Rome is better or worse than anything else Robert Fabbri has written I tried to find the rest of the series, but it’s incredibly hard to come by.

The robret, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespa… More. A to Z Title: Anyhow, this is as good as the other four apart from the supernatural stuff.

Masters of Rome

So, basically I had ended the series a couple of months ago and never got the time to update a status on it. Camerman rated it it was amazing. Robert always presents historical facts as they happened. The historical figure came from nothing and rose through the ranks to seroes over Rome as emperor. Highly entertaining, as always.


Meanwhile book continues two themes present so far. Vespasian finally realises that serving Rome is a lofty, but unachievable goal. I will admit to vedpasian off a couple of times during the early stages of this section. If you’ve read the series so far, you could do worse than adding to the canon with this book. I felt like I was rushing through to get to the ending – which was much more interesting, although at times there was so much explanation about the intricacies of imperial politics that I defy anyone to have followed it all.

When Vespasian heads to Rome at the age of sixteen, his only goal is to locate a Patron and, hopefully, find a place in the army like his brother.

In that Vespasian and the Roman Army are still in the process of subduing the Britons. Order in the next 19 vespaasian 47 minutes and get it by Friday, March Book 8 of 8. Check out our Karen Rose page. Two and a half stars rounded down to a sad two stars.

The second part of the novel centres around the dangerous world of Roman politics. The Roman politics was quite interesting as well.