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The Last Girls of Pompeii

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
In Pompeii, in the summer of A.D. 79, Julia and Mitka appear to lead opposite lives. Julia is the daughter of a wealthy ship-builder; Mitka is an orphan. Julia bears the Curse of Venus--a withered arm; Mitka's beauty turns heads. Julia is free; Mitka is her slave.

Then Julia learns that her parents are planning to put her in the service of the Temple of Damia, the center of a cultish new religion, and Mitka will be sold to an awful man who plans to make her his concubine.

But when Mt. Vesuvius erupts, Julia's and Mitka's fates are forever altered, forcing them both to face the true meaning of freedom.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

May 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Girls of Pompeii
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
ISBN: 0-670-06196-4 / 978-0-670-06196-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
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Kindle Editions

May 2007 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Girls of Pompeii
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU