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Dictator

(2015)
(The third book in the Cicero series)
A novel by

 
Imperium...Conspirata...and now Dictator - the long-awaited final volume of Robert Harris' magnificent Ancient Rome trilogy

At the age of 48, Cicero - the greatest orator of his time - is in exile, separated from his wife and children, tormented by his sense of failure, his great power sacrificed on the altar of his principles. And yet, in the words of one of his most famous aphorisms, "While there is life, there is hope."

By promising to support Caesar - his political enemy - he is granted return to Rome. There, he fights his way back to prominence: first in the law courts then in the Senate and finally by the power of his pen, until at last, for one brief and glorious period, he is again the preeminent statesman in the city. Even so, no public figure, however brilliant and cunning, is completely safeguarded against the unscrupulous ambition and corruption of others.

Riveting and tumultuous, Dictator encompasses some of the most epic events in ancient history - the collapse of the Roman Republic and the subsequent civil war, the murder of Pompey, and the assassination of Julius Caesar. But the central problem it presents is a timeless one: how to keep political freedom unsullied by personal ambition, vested interests, and the erosive effects of ceaseless, senseless foreign wars. In Robert Harris' indelible portrait, Cicero attempts to answer this question with both his thoughts and his deeds, becoming a hero - brilliant, flawed, frequently fearful, yet ultimately brave - both for his own time and for ours.

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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Dictator (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 1-4104-8856-X / 978-1-4104-8856-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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January 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Dictator: A novel (Ancient Rome Trilogy)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-307-95794-2 / 978-0-307-95794-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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November 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 1-78633-016-4 / 978-1-78633-016-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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October 2015 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-09-175210-8 / 978-0-09-175210-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Paperback Editions

February 2017 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator (Book Three) (Cicero Trilogy)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 1-78475-616-4 / 978-1-78475-616-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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August 2016 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-307-94813-7 / 978-0-307-94813-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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June 2016 : UK Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator (Cicero Trilogy)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-09-952268-3 / 978-0-09-952268-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-09-947419-0 / 978-0-09-947419-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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March 2016 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-09-195936-5 / 978-0-09-195936-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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October 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Dictator (Cicero Trilogy)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-09-179950-3 / 978-0-09-179950-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hutchinson
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Dictator: A novel
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 0-399-56785-2 / 978-0-399-56785-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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January 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dictator: A Novel
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dictator
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Random House Audio, Deutschland
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October 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dictator
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Random House Audio, Deutschland
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October 2015 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
ISBN: 1-84657-169-3 / 978-1-84657-169-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Audiobooks
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October 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dictator
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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October 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Dictator
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Dictator: A novel (Ancient Rome Trilogy)
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Dictator: (Cicero Trilogy 3)
Author(s): Robert Harris
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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