C. F. Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. He has written three previous bestselling historical series and two stand alone novels- Dunstan and The Falcon of Sparta. The Sword Saint is the final novel in his epic fantasy series, Empire of Salt.
A must read. Iggulden is clearly having fun pitching his various heroes and villains into bloody combat * SciFiNow * An old-school Fantasy novel, strong on character, in which readers can immerse themselves * SFF World * Enough machinations, conspiracies and controversies to rival Game of Thrones -- ***** Reader Review Strong characters and plotting, combined with world-building skills on a par with Brandon Sanderson's - what's not to like? VERY highly recommended! -- ***** Reader Review High fantasy tinged with dark magic, an East-meets-West clash of cultures, and an epic adventure -- ***** Reader Review