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The Emperor's Babe

(2001)
A novel by

 
 
Bernardine Evaristo's tale of forbidden love in bustling third-century London is an intoxicating cocktail of poetry, history, and fiction. Feisty, precocious Zuleika, daughter of Sudanese immigrants-made-good and restless teenage bride of a rich Roman businessman, craves passion and excitement. When she begins an affair with the emperor, Septimius Severus, she knows her life will never be the same. Streetwise, seductive, and lyrical, with a lively, affecting heroine, The Emperor's Babe is a strikingly imaginative historical novel-in-verse.

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Hardback Editions

April 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Emperor's Babe
Author(s): Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 0-670-03071-6 / 978-0-670-03071-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

February 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Emperor's Babe
Author(s): Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 0-14-200171-6 / 978-0-14-200171-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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April 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Emperor's Babe: A Novel
Author(s): Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 0-14-029781-2 / 978-0-14-029781-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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June 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Emperor's Babe
Author(s): Bernardine Evaristo
ISBN: 0-241-14114-1 / 978-0-241-14114-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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Kindle Editions

April 2002 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Emperor's Babe: A Novel
Author(s): Bernardine Evaristo
Publisher: Penguin
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