I, Claudius by Robert Graves

This historical novel is a first-person narrative told from the perspective of the Roman Emperor Claudius, who was considered an unlikely ruler due to his physical ailments and perceived lack of intelligence. The story covers the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and Caligula before Claudius unexpectedly becomes emperor. The narrative provides a critical look at the corruption, violence, and political machinations of the Roman Empire, offering a unique perspective on history.

The 277th greatest book of all time


Published
1934
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-500
Words
100,000
Original Language
English

If you're interested in seeing the ranking details on this book go here

This book is on the following lists: