The little emperors by Alfred Leo Duggan

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Fiction

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Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14814159M
LC Control Number52011718

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The Little Emperors was Alfred Duggan's third novel and is celebrated among those who know his books well (and was given prominence, for instance, in an article on his work as a whole, up to that time, which appeared in The Time Literary Supplement of 22 May ).

It has a fascinating subject - the little Emperors, or little Caesars, of the title are those who were proclaimed in Britain /5(15). Enjoyable historical novel set in Britain at beginning of Fifth Century, as cut off from the rest of the Roman Empire, "the little emperors" of the title are appointed & vanish, and the hero,a pompous, ageing but conscientious civil servant, born to be played by Derek Jacobi, vainly carries on maintaining a Romanitas that is no longer viable or useful/5.

The Little Emperors Hardcover – January 1, by Alfred Duggan (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings/5(15). The Little Emperors is set in Britain at the beginning of the fifth century and tells the story of Felix, governor of Britannia Prima, an industrious but culturally blinkered civil servant, convinced that by screwing ever greater taxes out of the local people, he is extending the benefits of civilisation.5/5.

The little Emperors [Alfred Duggan:] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Little Emperors (Classic Reprint) Paperback – by Alfred Duggan (Author) out of 5 stars 15 ratings/5(15). A very impressive novel charting the ups and downs of the 'Little Emperors' who attempt to seize control of Britain after it is cut off from Italy by the barbarian invasion of Gaul/5(15).

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However, I found "The Little Emperors" less than wholly engaging because I could not empathise with Felix, the main character in the book. In addition, the transformation of Maria, Felix's wife, from dutiful wife to conspirator and sadistic torturer stretched my credulity a bit - she must The little emperors book hidden it well/5(14).

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