Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 01/10/2009
In stock
Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days
Make and edit your lists in your account
Check click & collect stock near you
Collect today: Pay in shop

Bookseller Reviews

View all
One of my favourite novels. Astounding work.
The first of three books tracing the career of the Late Republican Roman lawyer and politician Marcus Tullius Cicero, Imperium covers the years up to Cicer... READ MORE
Lucy at Oxford


***PRE-ORDER THE SPECIAL COLLECTOR'S EDITION OF PRECIPICE, THE THRILLING NEW NOVEL FROM ROBERT HARRIS, NOW. PUBLISHING AUGUST 2024, AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE STOCK LASTS AND EXCLUSIVE TO THE FIRST PRINT RUN***'Masterful' Sunday Times'Gripping and accomplished' Guardian'Truly gifted, razor-sharp' Daily TelegraphAncient Rome teems with ambitious and ruthless men. None is more brilliant than Marcus Cicero. A rising young lawyer, backed by a shrewd wife, he decides to gamble everything on one of the most dramatic courtroom battles of all time. Win it, and he could win control of Rome itself. Lose it, and he is finished forever.Imperium is an epic account of the timeless struggle for power and the sudden disintegration of a society.'In Harris' hands, the great game becomes a beautiful one' The Times'A further step forward by this brilliant man who excels in everything he writers' Sunday Telegraph

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099527664
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 341g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

Customer Reviews

View all
A proper page turner - couldn't put it down. I haven't ready any Harris before, or books of this style, but as it was recommended o me by a friend I though... READ MORE
A great read
A while ago I read Harris' Fatherland and wasn't particularly impressed so I wasn't expecting much from Imperium. However it turned out to be a fantastic r... READ MORE
Absolutely brilliant book.
I personally have already finished all three of them, so that goes to show just how good they are. This first starts with Cicero`s early years imparticular... READ MORE
david taylor
Absolute power
The 1969/1970 comedy Up Pompeii starred British comedian Frankie Howerd as put upon slave Lurcio always ready and willing to spread a little gossip from hi... READ MORE