The Secrets of Vesuvius

  • by Caroline Lawrence
  • Narrated by Michael Praed
  • 3 hrs and 19 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Flavia, Jonathan, Lupus, and Nubia - friends and detectives - sail to the Bay of Naples to spend the summer with Flavia's uncle, who lives near Pompeii. There they uncover a riddle that may lead them to a great treasure.Meanwhile, tremors shake the ground, animals behave strangely, and people dream of impending doom. One of the worst natural disasters of all time is about to happen: the eruption of Mount Vesuvius!


What the Critics Say

"The climax, the eruption of Vesuvius, uses many historical details that add excitement and verisimilitude. The riddle the children try to solve is also real, and no one, even today, knows what it means." (Kirkus Reviews)


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-25-2007
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group Limited