Lecture
Fictionalising Pompeii

Friday 12 July 2013,
18.30–19.45

Tickets £5
Members/Concessions £3

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Lindsey Davis, author of the series featuring Roman detective Marcus Didius Falco, speaks on the attraction, considerations and processes of writing on life in the Roman world.

She will talk about the challenge of fictionalising Pompeii in particular, when the story's end is so well known.

Followed by a book signing.

Introduced by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, University of Cambridge.


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Portrait of baker Terentius Neo and his wife. Pompeii, AD 55–79. © DeAgostini/SuperStock.