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CATILINA'S RIDDLE by Steven Saylor | Kirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of CATILINA'S RIDDLE . Gordianus the Finder—legman and sleuth for the orator Marcus Tullius Cicero in Roman Blood (1991) and Arms of Nemesis (1992)—gets swept up in the epochal Catiline conspiracy in this ambitious crossover novel.- Kirkus Reviews
Fiction Review: Catilina's Riddle by Steven W. Saylor / Author St. Martin's Press $22.95 (430p) ISBN 978-0-312-09763-9Saylor ( Arms of Nemesis ) has written another gripping and entertaining historical whodunit. Narrator Gordianus, disillusioned by the corruption of Rome circa 63 B.C., has fled the city with his fami- Publishers Weekly
Steven Saylor is the author of the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, Roma and its follow-up, Empire. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. Saylor was born in Texas and graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and classics. He divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas.