East, Rebecca. A.D. 62: Pompeii.

Author:Hart, Ann
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

EAST, Rebecca. A.D. 62: Pompeii. iUniverse. 292p. c2003. 0-595-26882-X. $16.95. SA

Miranda, a 21st-century scholar of classical languages and archaeology, agrees to be part of an experiment in time travel, lands in Pompeii in the year 62 and cannot return to her own time. Sold as a slave, she advances her position from menial labor by storytelling and prophesy. She and her master fall in love and after much mistreatment and jealous scheming by her mistress, who is eventually eliminated, they end up man and wife. The concept for this story is...

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