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Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden
  

Emperor: The Field of Swords

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The third in this magnificent adventure series sees the crack in Caesar and Brutus’ friendship appearing and some of the possible reasons why former friends and colleagues turned. It’s history brought to life. Thrilling stuff, he’s a brilliant storyteller.

Comparison: Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow, Steven Pressfield.
Similar this month: None but I think you’ll enjoy William Landay too.

The Emperor Series:
1. The Gates of Rome
2. The Death of Kings
3. The Field of Swords
4. The Gods of War

If you like Conn Iggulden you might also like to read books by Alex Rutherford, Philippa Gregory and Bernard Cornwell.

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Emperor: The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

Julius Caesar has taken his legions north into mighty battles with the Gallic tribes. But as his successes mount, overwhelming ambition and new alliances begin to threaten his friendship with Marcus Brutus, brother-in-arms and fellow warrior.

Although the conquest of Gaul has made Caesar a hero all over again, his victories on the battlefield cause still more rivalries at home. And ultimately Caesar and Brutus will have to choose whether to cross the Rubicon - together or singly - and to take the fight to Rome itself …

The Death of Kings is part of the bestselling Emperor series, an epic story of rivalry and betrayal that combines history and adventure to stunning effect.

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

5th September 2005

Author

Conn Iggulden

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Harpercollins Publishers

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Paperback

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
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ISBN

9780007136940

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