An intriguing mix of history, literature, and politics. Romans displays the true Rome and the true Romans. Discover a venerable cardinal from the slums, popes called unwillingly to high holy office, and a goodly helping of colorful ambassadors and counts. Here one finds the fascinating story of Mussolini's son-in-law, Count Ciano, as well as stories of Rome's legendary political scandals.
Used. Good condition. Some wear and tear. Minor shelf wear to the bottom of the book. Minor damage to the top and front of the dust jacket. Price marked in pencil by previous seller. 1996 Merry Christmas, Love O written in black ink on the first page.