Emperor: The Field of Swords
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Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden
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.
â€˜If you liked Gladiator, youâll love Emperorâ
â€˜A brilliant story â€“ I wish Iâd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.â
â€˜The great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.â
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Publication date3rd January 2005
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