Emperor: The Field of Swords: A Novel of Julius Caesar
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys With an army made in his own image, Caesar brings a daring charge through Gaul, across the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain. Having proved his valor in the slaves’ revolt, the time has come for Caesar to enter... show more
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys With an army made in his own image, Caesar brings a daring charge through Gaul, across the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain. Having proved his valor in the slaves’ revolt, the time has come for Caesar to enter the political battleground of Rome. Strengthened by the love of an older woman—and by the sword of his loyal friend, Marcus Brutus, Caesar battles the armies of the wilderness and forges his legend. All the while his political adversaries in Rome grow ever more powerful. So that when the fighting is over, Julius will face the greatest threat to him yet—a man who wants Rome for himself.
Publish date: June 23rd 2009
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
Series: Emperor (#3)
Once again, Conn Iggulden has kept me up late, distracted at work, and spouting Roman marching commands in my sleep. Naughty author. So far in the series, I think this is the best novel. Iggulden switches smoothly between the two main locations, but also smoothly between the main characters, showing...
My book review for www.audiojukebox.comToday is March 15th, or as most of us know, the Ides of March. The three most common facts known about Julius Caesar is that he was one of the greatest rulers of the Roman Empire, he was assassinated on the Ides of March, and he created an amazing salad dressi...
From Spain to Gaul to Britain and back to RomeThis is the third book in the series of four and continues at tremendous pace. Caesar is posted to Spain by his political rivals who, rightly, see him as a threat.He is successful in his Iberian adventure, but returns to Rome in time for the consular ele...