Emperor: The Gods of War: A Novel of Julius Caesar
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys The year is 53 B.C. Julius Caesar approaches his final destiny—a destiny that will be decided not by legions but by his friend Brutus and a bewitching Egyptian queen named Cleopatra. . . . Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius... show more
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys The year is 53 B.C. Julius Caesar approaches his final destiny—a destiny that will be decided not by legions but by his friend Brutus and a bewitching Egyptian queen named Cleopatra. . . . Fresh from victory in Gaul, Julius Caesar leads his battle-hardened legions across the Rubicon.The armies of Rome will face each other at last in civil war, led by the two greatest generals ever to walk the seven hills. From the spectacles of the arena to the whispered lies of conspirators, author Conn Iggulden brings to life a world marked by fierce loyalty and bitter betrayal, with dark events shrouded in noble ideals.
Publish date: June 23rd 2009
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
Series: Emperor (#4)
I truly enjoyed listening to the author’s rendition of how this bit of history unfolded. I won’t spoil the ending for those of you who missed out on this classic story, but I will say that I was very satisfied with the book. I felt that the motivations, fears, hopes, and desires of all the main char...
This was the end to a great series about Julius Caesar. Rather than just describing Caesar's impressive accomplishments, Conn Iggulden describes the passions and foibles of Caesar and his companions. Great author!Here is my review for Audiojukebox:http://allearsaudiobooks.wordpress.com/2012/07/10/...
Sad ending of the series, but an excellent book as the other three. Read my review at Beyond Strange New Words.
I didn't hate this book, but there were too many inaccuracies (compared to my study of the subject) to really enjoy the book.
The brilliant conclusionEvery schoolboy and girl knows what is going to happen at the end of a quadrilogy about Caesar's life. Nevertheless, the story continues with relationships building and fast-moving action from battle to battle, as the inevitable conclusion approaches.Julius and his supporters...