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Lindsey Davis' Master and God is a vastly entertaining historical novel set in the reign of the Emperor Domitian in First Century Rome. It is on the one hand a love story between Gaius Vinius Clodianus, a valiant but reluctant member of the Praetorian Guard, whose military career is as successful as his marital history is disastrous, and Flavia Lucilla, daughter of a freed slave, and hairdresser to the ladies of the imperial household. A devastating fire in Rome brings them together as apartment-mates whose relationship survives separation and the apparent death of Gaius, evolving into a bond of real passion and understanding. It is also the story of the seizure of power by the Emperor Domitian, his increasing paranoia and madness as he styles himself Master and God. As Domitian's cruelties to his enemies and those he only thinks are enemies grows, the future of Rome demands desperate measures, measures that demand Gaius choose between his sworn duty to protect the Emperor becoming part of the forces arrayed against him.
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display_description Gaius Vinius is a reluctant Praetorian Guard. Flavia Lucilla is responsible for making toupees for the balding and increasingly paranoid emperor. The two of them are brought together during a devastating fire in Rome, leading to a lifelong friendship.Together they watch Domitian's once talented rule unravel into madness and cruelty, until the people closest to him conspire to delete him from history.
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subject_facet Domitian, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 51-96 -- Fiction, Emperors -- Rome -- Fiction, Rome -- History -- Domitian, 81-96 -- Fiction
title_display Master and god
title_full Master and God, Master and god / Lindsey Davis
title_short Master and god
topic_facet Domitian, Emperors, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History