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Augustus Paperback – 28 Jul 2016

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An unequalled biography (Harry Mount Spectator)

Masterful ... a breathtaking panorama of Roman politics at a crucial turning point in history (Simon J. V. Malloch Literary Review)

Jochen Bleicken's biography of Rome's first emperor is excellent on the young Octavian and his wheeling and dealing (Natalie Haynes Independent)

A superb account ... It should become standard reading for everyone interested in the foundations of the Roman empire (Peter Jones BBC History Magazine)

Worthy, authoritative, magisterial and impressive (The Times)

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This is the definitive biography of the man who changed Western history.

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