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Destroyer of Cities by Christian Cameron
  

Destroyer of Cities

Part of the Tyrant Series
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The fifth volume in the scintillating Tyrant series brings the epic siege of Rhodes in 306BC to spectacular life. Christian Cameron is ‘the’ ancient history writer whose research is so comprehensive and the characters so real, history is brought vividly to life - they never taught it like this in schools!

If you like Christian Cameron you might also like to read books by Simon Scarrow, Conn Iggulden and Seven Pressfield.

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Destroyer of Cities by Christian Cameron

Demetrius, son of Alexander's former comrade, Antigonus One-Eye, was perhaps the most dashing and charismatic of the Successors, the Macedonian generals who fought a bitter war for the spoils of Alexander's short-lived empire. Still smarting from his epic defeat at the hands of Ptolemy, Demetrius has his eye on one of the richest prizes in the ancient world - the naval superpower of Rhodes. But the Rhodians know that defeat will mean annihilation, and Demetrius's campaign will entail five separate naval battles over several years before he can begin to breach the city walls - leading him to employ an array of fantastic war machines: ancient super-weapons like his gigantic lens of polished bronze used to focus on the city's wooden ramparts and set them ablaze. If she is to survive against such a merciless assault, Rhodes will need the help of every ally she can muster - including the newly crowned King of the Bosporus, Satyrus, and his fiery twin, Melitta...

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Gripping and compulsively readable, the ancient world springs to life in these pages GOOD BOOK GUIDE


About the Author

Christian Cameron

Christian Cameron is a writer, re-enactor and military historian. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served as both an aviator and an intelligence officer. He now lives in Toronto with his wife and daughter, where he writes full time.

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Publication date

14th February 2013

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Christian Cameron

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
528 pages

Categories

Action Adventure / Spy
Books for the Boys
Historical Fiction
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9781409122241

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