Books: Not Built in a Day

CHILDREN OF THE WOLF (283 pp.)—Alfred Duggan — Coward-McCann($3.95).

If your luck is good, King Romulus keeps saying, you can get away with anything, from the murder of a twin brother (Remus) to the rape of the Sabine women. While his ragtag followers, mostly brigands and landless peasants, build the new city of Rome on the left bank of the Tiber, Romulus keeps on talking. He is, he assures them, the son of the war god Mars, and was suckled by a she-wolf as a baby. As presented by British Author Duggan, that veteran rewrite man of ancient history (Winter Quarters, King...

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