: 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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That’s almost exactly what I did. The other is a bastard child, a boy of strength and cunning, whose love for his adoptive family-and his adoptive brother-will be the most powerful force in his life. That would be bad-ass. Because when I read a book, I don’t read it for accuracy. We zouden het lief vinden als je de blokkade voor onze site uit zet. The list goes on. You read that blood is flying around, limbs are chopped off, while men of both sides are dieing, than the author also adds to it that Gaius keeps his head cool and ihgulden his men to victory, in which you could very quickly see that this boy was destined for a great future.

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I’ve enjoyed his Conqueror series, but I won’t read any more of his novels. Hardback Editions October What really happened in the course of history might some times be as dry as a desert.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Although, you have to remember these are attitudes of the Roman Empire and to make it otherwise would just be inaccurate. The two friends are forced to walk different paths, and by the time they meet again everything will have changed.

I finished this book over a week ago and have already begun, and finished, the second one in this series ‘The Death of Kings’. That was the only problem I saw that might hinder you from enjoying this.

Emperor: the gates of Rome

Hier lees je alles over hoe wij omgaan met je privacy. I started with Conn Iggulden when my wife bought me Wolf of the Plains for me to read on a flight to Berlin last year Inspired by Your Browsing History.

Trivia About The Gates of Rome I concede that MAYBE he was trying to reflect the double standards inherent in Roman culture, but I didn’t get the impression that he was trying to do that with the rest of the book, either, so why start now?

Those 3 are my main interest, kindly include Russian History but I haven’t read anything about that though. After spending a night with Alexandria, Gaius makes a reputation for himself as a serious party-goer, and takes his father’s name as his own: This has to be one of my favorite reads of Another example is in the beginning of the book we are introduced to Brutus and Caesar as being both eight years old when in actuality, Caesar is 15 years Brutus’ senior.


I knew pretty quickly that I wasn’t going to gatea this book, but kept going, maybe because I had made the huge mistake of buying the book rather than checking it out from the library.

The Gates of Rome

Gaius Julius Caesar hence written Julius instead of Gaius. If you are a lover of iggylden as it is, then Colleen McColough or Robert Graves would be the authors for you.

His wife Cornelia is your typical somewhat wayward beauty, interchangeable with a hundred others of that ilk. People Who Read Emperor: Retrieved from ” https: And isn’t this meant for an adult audience?

Emperor: The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden | : Books

It’s not just Igulden. In a true masterpiece of historical fiction, Iggulden takes us on a breathtaking journey through ancient Rome, sweeping us into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of dark intrigues and seething passions.

Before the two boys reach majority, they are thrust into adulthood by the untimely death of Gaius’s father and take up residence in Rome with Gaius’s uncle Marius, a powerful consul who is vying with Sulla for control of the Republic.