The Grove of the Caesars

Davis’ latest historical mystery balances a truly grim series of crimes with several funny subplots, often intermingling them in surprising ways.

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Review of ‘The Grove of the Caesars’

Lindsey Davis’ eighth Flavia Albia novel, Grove of the Caesars, finds modern resonance in ancient Rome.

With her husband away tending to a family emergency, Albia has her hands full just dealing with her household, perennially under renovation and thus a big draw for unscrupulous contractors. The discovery of a clutch of ancient scrolls leads to…

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