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The Falling Sword (#2 Clash of Empires)

Ben Kane



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Little Brown
25 February 2020
Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Historical fiction
ONE FINAL CLASH Reeling from his defeat at the hands of the Macedonians, Rome's furious General Flamininus gathers his legions for the final strike on King Philip's mighty phalanx.

AN EMPIRE ON THE EDGE Both leaders know the victor will rule Greece, and both armies will do everything in their power to claim the ultimate prize.

TWO HEROES PREPARED TO DIE Fighting on opposing sides, Felix and Demetrios think they have survived the worst of the campaign. But between vicious infighting, unruly locals, and intense battle, both will be tested as the final showdown between two great civilisations begins . . .
By:   Ben Kane
Imprint:   Little Brown
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 32mm
Weight:   280g
ISBN:   9781409173441
ISBN 10:   1409173445
Series:   Clash of Empires
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   25 February 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Kenya born, Irish by blood and UK resident, Ben Kane's passion for history has seen him change career from veterinary medicine to writing, and taken him to more than 60 countries, and all 7 continents. During his travels and subsequent research, including walking hundreds of miles in complete Roman military gear, he has learned much about the Romans and the way they lived. Ten of his thirteen novels have been Sunday Times top ten bestsellers, and his books are published in twelve languages; a million copies have sold worldwide. In 2016, his research was recognised by Bristol University with an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Kane lives in Somerset with his wife and children, where he writes full time.

Reviews for The Falling Sword (#2 Clash of Empires)

To read one of Ben Kane's astonishingly well-researched, bestselling novels is to know that you are, historically speaking, in safe hands. - DAILY MAIL Fascinating - THE TIMES A stunningly visual and powerful read: Kane's power of description is second to none... Perfect for anyone who is suffering from Game of Thrones withdrawal symptoms - THE LADY Ben Kane's new series explores the bloody final clash between ancient Greece and upstart Rome, focusing on soldiers and leaders from both worlds and telling the story of a bloody war with style - SUNDAY EXPRESS (on Clash of Empires)

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