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Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden
  

Emperor: The Field of Swords

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The third volume in the acclaimed Emperor series, in which the author brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the life of Julius Caesar - ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal - itâs all there, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction

If you like Conn Iggulden you might also like to read books by Robyn Young, Sharon Penman and Philippa Gregory.

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Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

Julius Caesar must walk a dangerous path if he is to survive the dying days of the Republic. Everything and everyone he loves will be tested in fire.
The Field of Swords begins as Caesar completes his inner circle, the men who will be his generals. When the opportunity comes to stand as Consul, he returns to a city where plots and conspiracies threaten the stability of everything he values. Together, Pompey, Crassus and Caesar form the uneasy alliance that is the first Triumvirate. For Julius Caesar, it is the chance to forge a new path that will take him to Gaul and off the edge of the map to Britain. These are the last days of the old order, shaped and torn by a man without equal in human history. This is his summer.

Reviews

‘If you liked Gladiator, youâll love Emperorâ
The Times

‘A brilliant story – I wish Iâd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.â
Bernard Cornwell

‘The great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.â
Guardian

About the Author

Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today; with UK sales topping almost 3 million, Conn has joined the likes of Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett on the A-list of historical novelists. Conn’s previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. An ex-school teacher and adventurer, Conn was the first author to ever achieve a simultaneous no 1 across and fiction and non-fiction charts with Dangerous Book for Boys. Over 7 million copies of his books have now sold globally. Conn lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and four children.

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Publication date

3rd January 2005

Author

Conn Iggulden

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Publisher

HB

Format

Hardback

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
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ISBN

9780007136933

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