The Emperor's Babe

The Emperor's Babe by Bernardine Evaristo 0142001716 9780142001714
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Bernardine Evaristo? tale of forbidden love in bustling third-century London is an intoxicating cocktail of poetry, history, and fiction. Feisty, precocious Zuleika, daughter of Sudanese immigrants-made-good and restless teenage bride of a rich Roman businessman, craves passion and excitement. When she begins an affair with the emperor, Septimius Severus, she knows her life will never be the same. Streetwise, seductive, and lyrical, with a lively, affecting heroine, The Emperor? Babeis a strikingly imaginative historical novel-in-verse.      

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2004-02-24

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Bernardine Evaristo? tale of forbidden love in bustling third-century London is an intoxicating cocktail of poetry, history, and fiction. Feisty, precocious Zuleika, daughter of Sudanese immigrants-made-good and restless teenage bride of a rich Roman businessman, craves passion and excitement. When she begins an affair with the emperor, Septimius Severus, she knows her life will never be the same. Streetwise, seductive, and lyrical, with a lively, affecting heroine, The Emperor? Babeis a strikingly imaginative historical novel-in-verse.

Author: Bernardine Evaristo

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 272

Publisher: Penguin Books

Publication Date: 2004-02-24


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