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by Conn Iggulden
Author: Conn Iggulden
Publisher: Chivers Press (January 2004)
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Emperor – Book 1. By Conn Iggulden. Another thought struck him. His father could have returned from Rome. He was due back any day now. It was growing dark and he would be worried.
Emperor – Book 1. CHAPTER 1. The track in the woods was a wide causeway to the two boys strolling down it. Both were so dirty with thick, black mud as to be almost unrecognizable as human. The taller of the two had blue eyes that seemed unnaturally bright against the cracking, itching mud that plastered him. "We're going to be killed for this, Marcus," he said, grinning. In his hand, a sling spun lazily, held taut with the weight of a smooth river pebble.
Home Conn Iggulden The Gates of Rome. The filth of Rome," she muttered to herself. With all the soldiers in the city engaged in battle, it had not taken long for those who enjoyed chaos to come out onto the streets. As always, it was the poor who suffered the most
Home Conn Iggulden The Gates of Rome. The gates of rome, . 2. As always, it was the poor who suffered the most. Without guards of any kind, houses were broken into and everything of value carried away by yelling, jeering looters. Alexandria could see one of the bolts of cloth was splashed with blood, and her fingers itched for a bow to send a shaft into the man's drunken mouth. 5. Five thousand men would tear this city apart if I were assassinated, so I walk the streets in safety. They know what will happen if I die, do you see?
Conn Iggulden /ˈɪɡəldɛn/ (born 24 February 1971) is a British author who writes historical fiction, most notably the Emperor series and Conqueror series. He also co-authored The Dangerous Book for Boys along with his brother Hal Iggulden
Conn Iggulden /ˈɪɡəldɛn/ (born 24 February 1971) is a British author who writes historical fiction, most notably the Emperor series and Conqueror series. He also co-authored The Dangerous Book for Boys along with his brother Hal Iggulden. In 2007, Iggulden became the first person to top the UK fiction and non-fiction charts at the same time. Born in 1971 to an English father (who was an RAF pilot during the Second World War, ) and Irish mother (whose grandfather was a seanchaí).
The Gates Of Rome is the first novel in the Emperor series, written by author Conn Iggulden. The series is historical fiction following the life of Julius Caesar. The first book in the series, this introduces two young Romans: Gaius (Gaius Julius Caesar), son of a senator and born of noble-blood, and blood-friend Marcus (Marcus Junius Brutus), son of a high-class courtesan (Servilia).
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Conn Iggulden The Gates Of Rome The first book in the Emperor series To my son Cameron and to my brother Hal, the other member of the Black Cat Club Acknowledgments Without the help and support of a number of people, this book would have never been started or finished. I would like to thank Victoria, who has been a constant source of help and encouragement. Читать онлайн The Gates Of Rome. The first book in the Emperor series. To my son Cameron and to my brother Hal, the other member of the Black Cat Club.
The Gates of Rome book. In a true masterpiece of historical fiction, Iggulden takes us on a breathtaking journey through ancient Rome, sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething passions. What emerges is both a grand romantic tale of coming-of-age in the Roman Empire and a vibrant portrait of the early years of a man who would become the most powerful ruler on earth: Julius Caesar.
Rarely, if ever, does a new writer dazzle us with such a vivid imagination and storytelling, flawlessly capturing the essence of a land, a people, a legend. Conn Iggulden is just such a writer, bringing to vivid life one of the most fascinating eras in human history.
Start reading Emperor: The Gates of Rome (Emperor Series Book 1) on your Kindle in under a minute. Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. His two number 1 bestselling series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and their children.
Why have you not obeyed them?"The man stammered a little as he replied, "General, I assumed there had been a mistake. His face paled as he spoke. He knew the consequences. You were told to consider tactics against a Roman legion. Specifically, to find ways to nullify their greater mobility outside the gates. Which part did you not understand?".