A. D. 62: Pompeii
by Rebecca East
In this gentle fable about the power of stories to change people's lives, the heroine uses sources that include fairy tales and great works of literature to argue for women’s rights and the humanity of slaves, and to inspire herself and others to be resourceful, courageous and independent. Miranda's own life becomes as mythic as the stories she tells. In a narrative that is part adventure, part romance, and part fantasy, the heroine triumphs over adversity and makes a place for herself in the world of the past.
Visit the companion web site at www.rebecca-east.com to see ancient works of art that inspired the descriptions of characters and settings.
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