The second instalment of The Empire of Salt series from the country's most daring historical novelist.
C. F. Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. He has written three previous bestselling historical series, including the recent Wars of the Roses quartet. Darien is the first in his epic new fantasy series, The 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
If you love David Gemmell, you will love this -- ***** Reader Review
Iggulden is a master storyteller * Sunday Express *
Fascinating. Sword masters, magic stones, warriors brought back from the dead and two cities a thousand miles apart. What a great read -- ***** Reader Review
High fantasy tinged with dark magic, an East-meets-West clash of cultures, and an epic adventure -- ***** Reader Review
Iggulden is in a class of his own * Daily Mirror *