Imperial Purple

Imperial Purple
Language English
Goodreads Rating: 3.9
Pages: 0 pages
Published: August 2nd 1989 by Random House Value Publishing (first published 1988)
Category: Historical
Author: Gillian Bradshaw

Not as good as 'Beacon At Alexandria' but pretty darned good. Bradshaw has a talent for taking her readers to the obscure late Roman-early Byzantine period and creating plausible characters and settings. Demetrias, a weaver in Tyre becomes enmeshed in intrigues that take place at the highest levels of the Eastern Empire. Some of the characters are familiar to readers of Gibbon but Ms. Bradshaw adds a human dimension that gives life to distant and vague historical figures. This is one of those bo

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