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The Secrets of Vesuvius (Roman Mysteries #2)

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The Secrets of Vesuvius (Roman Mysteries #2) by Caroline Lawrence
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It's the summer of AD 79, and Flavia Gemina the sea captain's daughter and her friends Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl and Lupus the homeless beggar-boy set sail for the Bay of Naples, to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. They are soon absorbing in trying to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes - Mount Vesuvius erupts and the children are fleeing for their lives, in one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. Not just a mystery - an absolutely thrilling action adventure that makes you feel you were there!

Author Biography

Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish studies at University College London. She now lives in London with her English husband and teaches Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Art and French to children. www romanmysteries.com
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2002
Contributor
Designed by Andrew Davidson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Maps
Imprint
Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Pages
224
Dimensions
132x198x17
ISBN-13
9781842550212
Product ID
1671518

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