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The Secrets of Vesuvius (#02 in Roman Mysteries Series)

Caroline Lawrence

Paperback 2002-07-01

Publisher Description

It's the summer of AD 79, and Flavia Gemina the sea captain's daughter along with her friends Jonathan the Jewish boy; Nubia the African slave-girl; and Lupus the homeless beggar-boy set sail for the Bay of Naples, to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. They are soon absorbing in trying to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes-Mount Vesuvius erupts and the children are fleeing for their lives, in one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. Not just a mystery-an absolutely thrilling action adventure that makes you feel you were there!

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Publisher Description

It's the summer of AD 79, and Flavia Gemina the sea captain's daughter along with her friends Jonathan the Jewish boy; Nubia the African slave-girl; and Lupus the homeless beggar-boy set sail for the Bay of Naples, to stay with Flavia's uncle near Pompeii. They are soon absorbing in trying to solve a riddle that may lead to treasure. But then tragedy strikes-Mount Vesuvius erupts and the children are fleeing for their lives, in one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. Not just a mystery-an absolutely thrilling action adventure that makes you feel you were there!

Koorong Code367865
ISBN1842550217
EAN9781842550212
Pages224
DepartmentKids and Youth
CategoryConfident Reader (Ages 8-12)
Sub-CategoryFiction
PublisherOrion Publishing
Publication DateJul 2002
Dimensions17 x 132 x 198mm
Weight0.214kg