Memoirs of Hadrian Summary
Marguerite Yourcenar

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Memoirs of Hadrian Summary

Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yournecar is a classic historical novel detailing the life and reign of the Roman emperor Hadrian, as told from the first-person point-of-view of Hadrian himself. The narrative is told in a letter written by the protagonist to his successor, Marcus Aurelius. It details the struggles and triumphs of a leader who made peace his central objective.

When Hadrian begins his letter to Marcus Aurelius, he is...

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