Simon Scarrow: The Blood of Rome

Sat, March 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What would the Romans make of Brexit? How would they rate modern politics today? It’s no secret that many of our political systems date back to ancient civilisations. Simon Scarrow highlights the parallels and divisions that make ancient politics so pertinent today, talking about The Blood of Rome, his latest novel in the acclaimed Cato and Macro series.

Part of Essex Book Festival’s PLACE weekend.

Essex Book Festival takes place 1-31 March – read the full programme at

Firstsite Colchester
Lewis Gardens - Colchester