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Hannibal: Enemy of Rome by Ben Kane
  

Hannibal: Enemy of Rome

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The first in a new series features an unexpected friendship between two young boys who end up through circumstance on opposite sides of the First Punic War and an alliance forged through slavery is then played out to its stunning conclusion in battle.

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Hannibal: Enemy of Rome by Ben Kane

In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated and humiliated Carthage, their only serious rival for power in the Mediterranean. Now a brilliant young Carthaginian general, called Hannibal, is out for revenge and nothing will stand in his way. Caught up in the maelstrom are two young boys, Hanno, the son of a distinguished soldier and confidant of Hannibal, and Quintus, son of a Roman equestrian and landowner. A disastrous adventure will see Hanno sold into slavery and bought by Quintus' father. Although an unexpected friendship springs up between the two boys - and with Quintus' sister, Aurelia - the fortunes of the two warring empires once again separates them.


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An epic tale, triumphantly told * Giles Kristian, author of the Raven series * Compelling * BBC History magazine *


About the Author

Ben Kane

Ben Kane was born in Kenya and raised there and in Ireland. He studied veterinary medicine at University College Dublin, and after that he travelled the world extensively, indulging his passion for ancient history. He now lives in North Somerset with his wife and family.

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Book Info

Publication date

19th January 2012

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Ben Kane

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www.benkane.net

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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
576 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Action Adventure / Spy
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ISBN

9781848092297

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