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The Last Days of Pompeii

Edward Bulwer-Lytton


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Inspired by the painting The Last Day of Pompeii by the Russian painter Karl Briullov, this book contrasts the decadent culture of 1st-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends, and culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

This book has 468 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1834.

Production notes: This e-book of The Last Days of Pompeii was published by Global Grey in 2019.

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