Caesar's Women A Novel Author:Colleen McCullough His victories were legend -- in battle and bedchamber alike. Love was a political weapon he wielded cunningly and ruthlessly in his private war against enemies in the forum. Genius, general, patrician, Gaius Julius Caesar was history. His wives bought him influence. He sacrificed his beloved daughter on the alter of ambition. He burned for the c... more »old-hearted mistress he could never dare trust. Caesar's women all knew -- and feared -- his power. He adored them, used them, destroyed them on his irresistible rise to prominence. And one of them would seal his fate.
Critical acclaim for the Masters of Rome series:
"A truly astonishing work...fiction at its best." --Time
"McCullough treats these figures with wonderful familiarity. ...These are characters we care about, historical figures so fully drawn they could walk into an office in Washington - or the average corporation - today." --Los Angeles Times Book Review
"A grandly meaty historical novel...rich with gracefully integrated research and thundering to the beat of marching Roman legions." --Kirkus Reviews« less