The Forgotten Legion
Publish date: 2009
Publisher: Arrow Books
Pages no: 659
Edition language: English
Series: Forgotten Legion Chronicles (#1)
At best, I have a layman's interest in Ancient Rome. But I came across this novel in the downtown bookstore a few weeks ago, thumbed through its contents, was intrigued, and bought it.This is the first novel in a trilogy. There are 4 principal characters who are at the heart of the story. Tarqu...
Recipe for a Ben Kane book: add in lots of violence, hot women (who will be subject to big dollups of mysogyny/prostitution), a druid/seer and a barbarian warrior. Mix together and throw in to a turbulent period in Rome's history. Crowbar into the narrative tedious descriptions of ancient weapons an...
I have to confess I only took this out from my library as an audio book because of the reader who was Michael Praed whom I had a not so adolescence crush on since Robin of Sherwood.Synopsis"Romulus and Fabiola are twins, born into slavery after their mother is raped by a drunken nobleman. At thirtee...
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