ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Fiction / Historical

The Purple Shroud: A Novel of Empress Theodora

| £13.33 | €14.99 | Ca$21.63 | Au$21.34
by Stella Duffy
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
The Purple Shroud: A Novel of Empress Theodora by Stella Duffy

Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore, Stella Duffy's chronicle of this amazing woman's early years, delighted readers with its exquisite blend of historical detail and vivid storytelling. Now, The Purple Shroud chronicles Theodora at the height of her power, bringing the ancient world alive in another unforgettable, epic saga.

Theodora and Justinian have been crowned Emperor and Empress, but ruling an empire is no easy task. The two factions of Christianity are still battling for dogmatic supremacy, the Empire's borders are not secure, and Theodora worries about the ambitions of Justinian's two best generals. But the most pressing concern is close to home: Constantinople's two factions, the Blues and the Greens, are beginning to unite in their unhappiness with rising taxes. When that unhappiness spills over into all-out violence, thousands are killed (including someone very close to Theodora) and many of the City's landmarks are destroyed, including Theodora's beloved Hagia Sophia. In the aftermath of the riots, Theodora guides Justinian in gaining back the love and trust of the people, her unerring instinct for what the people want proving invaluable. Justinian promises to rebuild the Hagia Sophia to be even more spectacular than before. Theodora comes to realize that being the Augusta is simply another role she must play, though the stakes are much higher and there is no offstage. It's a role she was born to play.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 616034

Ebook Details
Pages: 416
Size: 630 KB
Publisher: Penguin
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9781101603734 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

Territory Restrictions
This ebook will NOT be sold to customers with a billing address in:
Alan Island, American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guernsey, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kenya, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Micronesia (Federated States of), Montserrat, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Palau, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sierra Leone, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.), Zambia, Zimbabwe

This product is listed in the following categories:

Fiction > Literary
Fiction > Historical

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Non-Classifiable
Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Fiction > Literary
Fiction > Historical
Fiction > Science Fiction
Fiction > Short Stories (single author)

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016