- n a period of five years
- n a ceremonial purification of the Roman population every five years following the census
- Yet his huge mike-and-movie success is less than a lustrum old.
- Peter Stothard in guardian.co.uk
Harris is a playful writer who likes to tease his readers with connections between past and present,Peter Stothard said in the Times Literary Supplement. "Lustrum is a serious piece of storytelling, enormously enjoyable to read, with an...