Publication: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1989, New York
First U. S. edition. Author's first book. Fine, unread copy in fine dust jacket. Introduces Marcus Didius Falco. Rome, AD 70, and Falco safeguarding young, beautiful Sosia Camillina from would-be kidnappers. The sudden appearance of a stolen silver pig leads Falco to a plot to overthrow the emperor. In order to discover the conspiracy, Falco disguises himself as a slave and works in the lead minds to uncover how the ingots are being smuggled. A splendid debut.
Inventory Number: 29190