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New Book Takes Fictional Look at Pompeii

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New Book Takes Fictional Look at Pompeii

New Book Takes Fictional Look at Pompeii

New Book Takes Fictional Look at Pompeii

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NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with novelist Robert Harris about his new novel Pompeii, a fictional account of the people of that famous town just before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The main character is an engineer working on a major aqueduct in the region.