The Eagle's Conquest (Eagles of the Empire 2) - Eagle (Paperback)Simon Scarrow (author)
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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME!
THE EAGLE'S CONQUEST is the thrilling second novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. Praise for Simon Scarrow's compelling historical novels: 'Gripping and moving' The Times
Britannia, AD 43. Bleak, rainy and full of vicious savages, Britannia is a land that Cato, solider of the Second Legion, wishes Rome didn't want to conquer.
And as right-hand man to Centurion Macro, Cato sees the very worst of his native Britons, battling alongside his commander in bloodier combat than he could ever have imagined.
But the Britons are fighting back with Roman weapons - which means someone in their own ranks is supplying arms to the enemy. Cato and Macro are about to discover even deadlier adversaries than the British barbarians...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 303 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 28 mm
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best * Independent *
Gripping and moving * The Times *
A satisfyingly bloodthirsty, bawdy romp...perfect for Bernard Cornwell addicts who will relish its historical detail and fast-paced action. Storming stuff * Good Book Guide *
Ferocious and compelling * Daily Express *
A Rome full of HOUSE OF CARDS treachery... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards - in this winning chunk of historical fiction * Sunday Sport *
Rollicking good fun * Mail on Sunday *
A fast-moving and exceptionally well-paced historical thriller * BBC History Magazine *
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“Awesome sequel, must read!”
When reading the first eagle series book "UNDER THE EAGLE" I greatly enjoyed the first book and then set my eyes on the the second one "THE EAGLES CONQUEST". This book is a rip-roaring read and has... More
“The Eagle's Conquest”
Fantastic read, Scarrow, in my opinion is up there with the likes of Conn iggulden and bernard cromwell.
“What more can a book give?”
I don't often read or review adult books - as a teenager, I often long for the simplicity of genres that ignore real-life problems. But this series is different. Historically accurate and deviously gripping, this... More
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