Antonina By Wilkie Collins, Fiction, Classics, Historical
From the preface: To the fictitious characters alone is committed the task of representing the spirit of the age. The Roman emperor, Honorius, and the Gothic king, Alaric, mix but little personally in the business of the story—only appearing in such events, and acting under such circumstances, as the records of history strictly authorise; but exact truth in respect to time, place, and circumstance...
Paperback: 476 pages
Publisher: Wildside Press (September 1, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 11187429
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is observed in every historical event introduced in the plot, from the period of the march of the Gothic invaders over the Alps to the close of the first barbarian blockade of Rome.