At last the Roman self-help book the world has been waiting for. Marcus Sidonius Falx sets out the characteristics that have made the Romans the most successful people in history and shows how following their example will do the same for you. His guide will enhance the value of your life, boost its rewards and enrich its pleasures. You will get practical advice on how to raise your prospects, choose your career and make a fortune. Falx shows how to manage your love-life, choose a spouse and raise your children, as well as offering guidance on marital relations and the importance of loyalty and discipline in family affairs. Supported by Falx's practical wisdom, you will be able to improve every aspect of your life, raising yourself up in society and keeping the gods on your side. You will know how to behave when the tide of affairs is running with you and equally when it turns against you.
Marcus Sidonius Falx's pioneering How to Manage your Slaves was published to critical and commercial acclaim in 2014. Release your Inner Roman is its triumphant sequel.
Marcus Sidonius Falx is a Roman of noble birth. After serving with distinction in the legions, he retired to manage his substantial country estates. He now divides his time between his properties in Campania and the province of Africa and his luxury villa on the Esquiline hill overlooking Rome. His assistant and amanuensis, Dr Jerry Toner is Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Churchill College, Cambridge University. Dr Toner's previous books include How to Manage Your Slaves (9781781252529)and The Ancient World (9781781254202). His next book, Emperors and Crooks, will be published by Profile in 2018.