City date announced for Fordham author

Dr Harry Sidebottom

Dr Harry Sidebottom - Credit: Archant

Fordham author Harry Sidebottom has released the second instalment in the acclaimed Throne of the Caesars series.

Blood and Steel follows hot on the heels of Dr Sidebottom’s Warrior of Rome and tells the story of a struggle for power in third century Rome involving emperor Maximinus and pretenders to his crown.

Dr Sidebottom is a lecturer in classical history at the University of Oxford and was educated at King’s Ely.

He will be appearing at Topping and Company bookshop, in High Street, Ely, to talk about his new novel on June 2, at 7.30pm.

Tickets for the event, priced at £6, are available on 01353 645005.