This book ruled. Its funny its smart it moves at the perfect pace. numerous unforgettable phrases.
Extraordinarily accurate, witty and beautifully written, a great novel that offers a fresco of one of most interesting -and yet overlooked- historical periods in Western history, the Late Antiquity. The way the Emperor Julian is depicted -through a variety of points of view -provides the reader with a multifaceted and often contradictory portrayal of his figure and its significance and with an insight into what historical reconstruction truly is,a picture of the past that serves the contingencies of the present....Continua