Christopher Hart

Mark T Chickpea

Imperium: A Novel


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Robert Harris’s new historical-fictional foray delves into the early career and meteoric rise of Marcus Tullius Cicero, whose surname derives from the Latin for ‘chickpea’, as he entertainingly tells us: an oddity of which Cicero himself, Mark T Chickpea, was always inordinately proud.

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