'Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire'

First-time novelist Ruth Downie's new book is Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire. The protagonist is a put-upon Roman doctor stationed in Britannia. Downie speaks with Scott Simon about her story, and how she came to be a writer.

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A Novel of the Roman Empire

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