Richard Blake

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“Fascinating to read, very well written, an intriguing plot
and I enjoyed it very much.”
(Derek Jacobi, star of I Claudius and Gladiator)

“Vivid characters, devious plotting and buckets of gore are enhanced
by his unfamiliar choice of period…. Nasty, fun and educational.”
(The Daily Telegraph)

“He knows how to deliver a fast-paced story and his grasp
of the period is impressively detailed.”
(The Mail on Sunday)

“A rollicking and raunchy read . . . Anyone who enjoys their history
with large dollops of action, sex, intrigue and, above all, fun
will absolutely love this novel.”
(Historical Novels)

“It would be hard to over-praise this extraordinary series, a near-perfect blend
of historical detail and atmosphere with the plot of a conspiracy thriller,
vivid characters, high philosophy and vulgar comedy.”
(The Morning Star)