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Invictus (Eagles of the Empire 15)

By Simon Scarrow

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A Sunday Times bestseller

The Roman army battles for control in Hispania in the first century AD in this powerful novel from No.1 Sunday Times bestselling Simon Scarrow, author of BRITANNIA and CENTURION. 'A new book in Simon Scarrow's long-running series about the Roman army is always a joy' The Times

The Sunday Times bestseller. INVICTUS is a gripping, authentic and exciting novel of the Roman army from bestselling author Simon Scarrow. Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.

It is AD 54. The soldiers of the Roman army patrol a growing Empire, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, from the Atlantic to the banks of the Nile. Rome brutally enforces its rule, and its legions are the most efficient and aggressive fighting force in the world. Two battle-scarred veterans of this army, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro, have survived years of campaigning in Britannia and have been recalled to Rome. Their time in the teeming, dangerously political city is short, and soon they are travelling with the Praetorian Guard to Spain, a restless colony where simmering tension in the face of Roman rule is aggravated by bitter rivalry amongst the natives. The challenges that face two old friends and their comrades in arms are unlike any they have seen before - in a land that declares itself unconquerable...

Biographical Notes

Simon Scarrow is a Sunday Times No. 1 bestselling author. His many successful books include his Eagles of the Empire novels featuring Roman soldiers Macro and Cato, such as BRITANNIA, THE LEGION and CENTURION, as well as HEARTS OF STONE, set in Greece during the Second World War, SWORD & SCIMITAR, about the 1565 Siege of Malta, and a quartet about Wellington and Napoleon including the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller THE FIELDS OF DEATH. He is the author with T. J. Andrews of the bestselling novels ARENA and INVADER.

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  • ISBN: 9781472213365
  • Publication date: 17 Nov 2016
  • Page count: 384
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Praise for Simon Scarrow : 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' — Bernard Cornwell
Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best — Independent
[Simon Scarrow] blends together historical facts and characters to create a book that simply cannot be put down... Highly recommended — Historical Novels Review
'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
Rollicking good fun — Mail on Sunday
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