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Retribution: The Centurions III

Retribution: The Centurions III

The author of the bestselling Empire series reaches the action-filled climax of his epic story of the uprising of the Batavi in AD 69.

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ISBN 9781473628809
Barcode 9781473628809
Published 3 May 2018 by Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Riches, Anthony
Series The Centurions
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ISBN-13 9781473628809
ISBN-10 1473628806
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
Publication Date 3 May 2018
International Publication Date 19 April 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Riches, Anthony
Series The Centurions
Category Historical Adventure Fiction
Historical Fiction
War Fiction
Number of Pages 416
Dimensions Width: 193mm
Height: 244mm
Spine: 36mm
Weight 672g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Batavi Germanic people - Fiction, Rome - Fiction - History - Revolt of Civilis, 69-70
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 886582

Description of this Book

The author of the bestselling Empire series reaches the action-filled climax of his epic story of the uprising of the Batavi in AD 69.Victory is in sight for Kivilaz and his Batavi army. The Roman army clings desperately to its remaining fortresses along the Rhine, its legions riven by dissent and mutiny, and once-loyal allies of Rome are beginning to imagine the unimaginable: freedom from the rulers who have dominated them since the time of Caesar. The four centurions - two Batavi and two Roman, men who were once comrades in arms - must find their destiny in a maze of loyalties and threats, as the blood tide of war ebbs and flows across Germania and Gaul. For Rome does not give up its territory lightly. And a new emperor knows that he cannot tolerate any threat to his undisputed power. It can only be a matter of time before Vespasian sends his legions north to exact the empire's retribution.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Riches highlights the chaos and fragility of an empire without an emperor . . . dense, complicated and rewarding. * The Times * Stands head and shoulders above a crowded field . . . . real, live characters act out their battles on the northern borders with an accuracy of detail and depth of raw emotion that is a rare combination. -- Manda Scott A damn fine read . . . fast-paced, action-packed. -- Ben Kane This is fast-paced and gripping read-through-the-night fiction, with marvellous characters and occasional moments of dark humour. Some authors are better historians than they are storytellers. Anthony Riches is brilliant at both. -- Conn Iggulden A master of the genre * The Times * Praise for Anthony Riches * : *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Anthony Riches began his lifelong interest in war and soldiers when he first heard his father's stories about World War II. This led to a degree in Military Studies at Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads in 1996. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children.

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