: Emperor: The Gates of Rome: A Novel of Julius Caesar ( ): Conn Iggulden: Books. From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys Sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething. From the spectacle of gladiatorial combat to the intrigue of the Senate, from the foreign wars that secure the power of the empire to the betrayals that threaten to.

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The iggjlden style is pretty pulpy with non-stop action and it’s an easy escapist read. The gates of Rome, is about the youth of Julius Caesar, the most famous Roman who has ever lived. And the land where they were once innocent will be thrust into the grip of bitter conflict—a conflict that will set Roman against Roman. He just keeled over one day.

The story continues from there with their inevitable splitting into two different paths in life. But as I said, perhaps it conn an unfair comparison. Good for milking an extra book out of a series and making more money, but not always great fun for adult readers.

The Gates of Rome

But when the Marius-Sulla civil war kicked in, I lost all respect for it. His writing style doesn’t put too much emphasis on the violence itself, more on the results of the violence. Aug 05, Arun Divakar lggulden it liked it.

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At the end of their training, Renius seriously wounds Gaius in a training accident; in retaliation Marcus proves his skill with a sword, severely injuring Renius’s arm. Also by Conn Iggulden. I’ve previously read seven of Iggulden’s books and have given them all stars but this was just not in the same league. A good first book in the series but not nearly as compelling as his Genghis series.

It delivered the setting it was supposed to. Maak direct jouw profiel aan, het is gratis en je krijgt: The proof of that is there in all the positive ratings on Goodreads and Amazon and in the book deals and bank accounts of the author.

The Gates of Rome Jggulden s: There’s a few sex scenes but the most detail it goes into is roughly “She undid her deel coat and it slipped from her body”. igguldn

Emperor: the gates of Rome

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To my surprise though, I might actually continue with the series to see if it improves If you look at people’s reviews of this book you will notice that how someone likes it depends on how much or what they’ve read on cconn subject.

Sulla quickly defeats Mithridates in Greece, but spares his life on his promise “never to attack Rome as long as he [Sulla] lives”. Stap voor stap gaan wij onze nieuwe look overal doorvoeren.

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It’s not that annoying to be honest, unlike some YA books I’ve read. There are other Roman series out there far superior. One also suspects, from the series title, that the work was begun under the impression that G.

It’s not really a ‘stand alone’ read, as you’ll want to know more, much more. But this book doesn’t dabble or stretch the confines for more freedom, this book gives historical accuracy a wide, albeit arrogant, berth.

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There are some other supporting characters who appear nowhere in the real annals of history but serve to heighten the dramatic tension of this plot. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Iggulden could be forgiven for taking his liberties in with this period of the future dictator’s life without taking too much flack if only because his gatees could not be disproven.

It’s a really well written book and very character driven, which drives you along in this page turner. I am no Yahoo It will be compatible with many thousands, and it has been. The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden.

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