Articles tagged cicero

‘Cleopatra’: A Legendary Story Told in Swift, Engaging Prose

Sharp aphorisms, well-chosen quotations, juicy and surprising language -- storytelling rarely gets better than this.

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Conspirita: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Robert Harris

Murder, mayhem, and political Intrigue ... or, Roman politics as usual.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

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"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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