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The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian

Conn Iggulden

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Michael Joseph Ltd
01 June 2020
Fiction & Literature; War & combat fiction; Historical fiction
The momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems will last for twenty-seven years (431 to 404 BC). It will end in the fall of Athens.

Filled with cunning political scheming, astonishing military prowess, invasions, treacheries, plagues, ambitions, virtues, and emotions and a lot of intrigue, Conn Iggulden brings to life one of the most thrilling chapters of the ancient world.
By:   Conn Iggulden
Imprint:   Michael Joseph Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 33mm
Weight:   558g
ISBN:   9780241351246
ISBN 10:   0241351243
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   01 June 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. Stormbird is the first book in his brilliant new series set during the Wars of the Roses, an extraordinary period of British history. His previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongul Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children. conniggulden.com

Reviews for The Gates of Athens: Book One of Athenian

Breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of times * Star * Peopled with characters so finely honed the story becomes a gripping and glorious legend. Brilliant! * Weekend Sport * Absorbing and bloody -- Antonia Senior An absolutely cracking story. The pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent * The Times * Praise for Conn Iggulden * - * Thrilling retelling . . . It's a brilliant read, and his description of the Battle of Thermopylae is simply a stunning - and inspiring - piece of writing * Cotswold Life *


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