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Invictus (Eagles of the Empire 15)

Invictus (Eagles of the Empire 15)

A Sunday Times bestseller The Roman army battles for control in Hispania in the first century AD in this powerful novel from No.1 Sunday Times bestselling Simon Scarrow, author of BRITANNIA and CENTURION. 'A new book in Simon Scarrow's long-running series about the Roman army is ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781472213365
Barcode 9781472213365
Published 29 November 2016 by Headline Publishing Group
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Scarrow, Simon
Series Eagles of the Empire (part: 15)
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ISBN-13 9781472213365
ISBN-10 147221336X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Headline Publishing Group
Imprint Headline Book Publishing
Publication Date 29 November 2016
International Publication Date 17 November 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Scarrow, Simon
Series Eagles of the Empire (part: 15)
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 384
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 37mm
Weight 638g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Romans - Fiction - Great Britain, Rome - Fiction - Army - Officers, Great Britain - Fiction - History - Roman period, 55 BC-449 AD
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 667548

Description of this Book

A gripping, authentic and exciting novel of the Roman army from bestselling author Simon Scarrow. Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. It is AD 53. The soldiers of the Roman army patrol a growing Empire, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, from the Atlantic to the banks of the Nile. Rome brutally enforces its rule, and its legions are the most efficient and aggressive fighting force in the world. Two battle-scarred veterans of this army, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro, have survived years of campaigning in Britannia and have been recalled to Rome. Their time in the teeming, dangerously political city is short, and soon they are travelling with the Praetorian Guard to Spain, a restless colony where simmering tension in the face of Roman rule is aggravated by bitter rivalry amongst the natives. The challenges that face two old friends and their comrades in arms are unlike any they have seen before - in a land that declares itself unconquerable...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for Simon Scarrow : 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' -- Bernard Cornwell Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best Independent [Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended Historical Novels Review 'A satisfyingly bloodthirsty, bawdy romp...perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff' Good Book Guide Rollicking good fun Mail on Sunday
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, such as BRITANNIA, THE LEGION and CENTURION, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD & SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the bestselling novels ARENA and INVADER.

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