robert fabbri

  1. Vertigo

    Rome’s Executioner by Robert Fabbri

    The second book in the Vespasian series. Vespasian is joined by his brother on a mission to capture a barbarian priest who could provide evidence of the treachery of Sejanus, commander of the Praetorian guard, to the now quite mad Emperor Tiberius. I do have a little difficulty with these...
  2. Brian G Turner

    Review: Rome's Lost Son by Robert Fabbri

    Vespasian has managed to live through the brutal reigns of Tiberius and Caligula, and now struggles to survive under Claudius - all the more difficult when the power of the Roman Empire in really controlled by Antonia's warring freedmen, Pallas and Narcissus, one of whom wants to assure Nero's...
  3. Brian G Turner

    Interview with Robert Fabbri

    1. First of all, many thanks for talking to us - I love the Vespasian series, and the way you strike a balance between pace and detail. However, how difficult was it for you to develop your writing style? And as Tribune of Rome was your first published novel, did you ever worry that your writing...
  4. Brian G Turner

    Robert Fabbri's Vespasian series

    Just read Fabbri's "Vespasian: Tribune of Rome" and quite enjoyed it. A lot of historical detail in this to flesh out the everyday scenes (the chariot racing scene a favourite, not for the races, but the nuanced details of actually being a spectator). Became a little heavy with the fighting...