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The Thieves of Ostia

Audiobook
The place is Ostia, the port of Rome. Flavia Gemina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is about to embark on a thrilling adventure. Set in a graveyard, marketplace, and courtyards of a Roman city, this fast-paced mystery paints a vivid picture of the life in ancient times.
When the dogs on Flavia's street start dying, she is determined to find out who is killing them—and why. Her investigation leads her to three extraordinary people: Jonathan, her new neighbor; Nubia, an African slave girl; and Lupus, a mute beggar boy. They become firm friends as they search for the killer, narrowly escape being kidnapped by a slave dealer, and uncover a series of burglaries.

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Publisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780307582034
  • File size: 112862 KB
  • Release date: March 23, 2004
  • Duration: 03:55:07

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9780307582034
  • File size: 113090 KB
  • Release date: March 23, 2004
  • Duration: 03:55:07
  • Number of parts: 4

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Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:720
Text Difficulty:3

The place is Ostia, the port of Rome. Flavia Gemina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is about to embark on a thrilling adventure. Set in a graveyard, marketplace, and courtyards of a Roman city, this fast-paced mystery paints a vivid picture of the life in ancient times.
When the dogs on Flavia's street start dying, she is determined to find out who is killing them—and why. Her investigation leads her to three extraordinary people: Jonathan, her new neighbor; Nubia, an African slave girl; and Lupus, a mute beggar boy. They become firm friends as they search for the killer, narrowly escape being kidnapped by a slave dealer, and uncover a series of burglaries.

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