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Valerio Massimo Manfredi is professor of classical archaeology at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. He has published over nine works of fiction, including the 'Alexander' trilogy, which has been translated into 24 languages in 38 countries. He has also written and hosted documentaries on the ancient world, and has written screenplays for cinema and television.

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Odysseus: The Oath Book One by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Odysseus: The Oath Book One
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
This is the tale of an Odysseus not too familiar to us from Homer, the man before he went to war in Troy and took 10 years to get home. It is the story of a man born to rule...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/07/2014
Empire of Dragons by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Empire of Dragons
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Terrific stuff with Persian, Roman and Chinese history in one great adventure. We are in AD260 with a Roman outpost close to the Persian Empire where betrayal, capture and slavery overtake us. On eventually, with an Arab trader, we enter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2006
The Tower by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
The Tower
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
In the near present day a British and an Italian researcher are offered more money than they can refuse to travel to Jordan and investigate some manuscripts that have gone missing along with the priest who was studying them all...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2006
Heroes by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Heroes
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
This is quite different to his usual historical thrillers. A compelling novel telling of legendary Greek heroes with plenty of battle scenes and a colourful depiction of the ancient world. It's written in a manner intended to evoke the atmosphere...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2006
Empire of Dragons by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Empire of Dragons
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
An epic adventure winding through the forests of India, the Himalayan mountains, the deserts of central Asia, all the way to the heart of China. From the author of the bestselling Alexander trilogy comes this enthralling historical tale of two great...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2006
Tyrant by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Tyrant
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
A prolific writer of ancient history adventures who always spins a good yarn (some a bit far-fetched, but hey, they are fun), sets his latest in Sicily in 412 BC. It is the story of Dionysius, this one steeped in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2005
Oracle by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Oracle
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Renowned for his excellent ancient historical thrillers, Manfredi changes gear a little and gives us a dual time tale, Greece 1983, an archaeological dig in 1973, and the ancient world of The Odyssey in the twist. He is an Italian...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/05/2005
The Last Legion by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
The Last Legion
Valerio Massimo Manfredi
Linking historical and mythical events, The Last Legion is a thrilling novel set around the collapse of the Roman empire. the Last Legion have the task to free Emperor Romulus Augustus. You won't want it to end. It has been adapted...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 07/11/2003

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