I Am a Barbarian Author:Edgar Rice Burroughs I AM A BARBARIAN is the kind of thrilling story that could only come from the creative genius of Edgar Rice Burroughs. — Only he could have painted so vivid a picture of the life of Britannicus Caligulae Servus, the personal slave of the mad emperor Caligula. Only the imagination of Edgar Rice Burroughs could have reincarnated the chariot ... more »races, the intrigues, the people, the sights and sounds of longdead Imperial Rome.« less
I read most of Burroughs' novels when I was a teenager, and loved them. While he has numerous series, many of his stand-alone novels are also very good. Somehow, this novel just didn't read like his others. Perhaps the difference is the content and the historical basis of the story. I still enjoyed it.