Troy: Fall of Kings
Publish date: March 24th 2009
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 447
Edition language: English
Series: Troy (#3)
Troy: Fall of Kings is one of those books that leaves you both in awe of its brilliance and perplexed by its obvious flaws. The good points of this book are many. Gemmell and his wife (Who I understand finished said book after her husband’s death.) continued the series’ trend of creating realisti...
I was disappointed with how this series progressed, and the finale only continued the trend. The only thing that kept me going was the inevitability of the what-a-great-guy Hektor's death (and even that was unsatisfying - I was all ready to help Achilles drag his remains around the camp a few times....
So sad to finish this series, probably one of the reasons why it took me so darned long to read the 3rd book! I'll be reading more David Gemmell in future.