The Vengeance of Rome

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The Vengeance of Rome
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Michael Moorcock
Cover artist Stephen Parker
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Pyat Quartet
Genre Literary fiction
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 618 pp
ISBN 0-224-03119-8
OCLC 62132375
823.914 22
LC Class PR6063.O59 V46 2006
Preceded by Jerusalem Commands

The Vengeance of Rome (2006) is a novel by Michael Moorcock. It is the fourth in the Pyat Quartet tetralogy. In this novel, Colonel Pyat, an incarnation of the Eternal Champion, goes to Italy and Germany, where he becomes involved in Fascism and Naziism, including sexual encounters with Ernst Röhm and Adolf Hitler and a sojourn in Dachau. Mrs Cornelius, the mother of Jerry Cornelius, is another major character. The end of the novel sees Pyat confronted with his ambiguous heritage and his own unreliability as a narrator.

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