Terry Deary is the world's best selling non-fiction author for children and one of the most popular children's authors in the country. He has written over 140 books, which have been translated into 30 different languages from China to Brazil. he Ruthless Romans reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time - from the terrible twins who founded Rome to the evil emperors who made murder into a sport. Want to hear about gruesome gladiators? grim ghouls and crazy cures? the eight evil emperors? Listen on for the gory details about the cruel Colosseum and the people and animals who were massacred there. Run screaming from the reality of life as a Roman soldier and terrorize your teacher with our foul facts about the Romans. History has never been so horrible!