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is a 2009 novel by British author Robert Harris
Robert Dennis Harris is an English novelist. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter.-Early life:Born in Nottingham, Harris spent his childhood in a small rented house on a Nottingham council estate. His ambition to become a writer arose at an early age, from visits to the local...
. It is the sequel to Imperium
Imperium is a 2006 novel by English author Robert Harris. It is a fictional biography of Cicero, told through the first-person narrator of his secretary Tiro, beginning with the prosecution of Verres....
and the middle volume of a trilogy about the life of Cicero
Marcus Tullius Cicero , was a Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, political theorist, and Roman constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the equestrian order, and is widely considered one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.He introduced the Romans to the chief...
The book continues with the format of the first novel, with the story told in the first-person from the point of view of Cicero's secretary Tiro. It follows on immediately from Imperium; as it starts with the beginning of his consulship and ends with his exile due to Clodius.
For its release in the US and in Italy in 2010, it was retitled Conspirata
- 2009, UK, Hutchinson (ISBN 0-09-180100-1), Pub date 8 October 2009, hardback (First edition)