The fourth volume in the acclaimed Emperor series, in which Conn Iggulden brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the astonishing life of Julius Caesar -- an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction. A fast-paced historical adventure in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell. The third volume, Emperor: Field of Swords went straight to No.1 on the Sunday Times bestseller chart in hardback The first volume EMPEROR: THE GATES OF ROME reached No.2 in the Sunday Times Bestseller list, and the second volume EMPEROR: THE DEATH OF KINGS reached No. 1 The series has sold over 150,000 copies in hardback Competition: Bernard Cornwell, Valerio Manfredi, Steven Pressfield, Christian Jacq, A.B Daniels, Allan Massie, Allan Mallinson
Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. Married with four children, he lives in Hertfordshire.
In the "Emperor" series finale, Caesar crosses the Rubicon-and launches civil war. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction' Daily Mirror
'Iggulden...tells an absolutely cracking story...the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent' The Times
'Iggulden weaves an entertaining tale of this world of men, swords, bows and the call of war and the plains' Daily Express
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