The Gates of Rome - Conn Iggulden

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Fiction - Alternate History - ISBN: 0007136900

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Excellent

ProAn excellent compelling story that has you gripped...

ConsA bit of a sudden ending, but paving the way for t...

Young Gaius Caesar and his best friend Marcus cause absolute mayhem around his father's estate. For years now they have gotten into all sorts of trouble but now their minds must be focused and it is time for them to be trained in the way of Roman warriors. While the Roman Empire continues to grow...

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“The Gates of Rome”

published 15/06/2007

Proexciting, good characters, believable world

Conslack of historical accuracy

This book is about the youth of Gaius Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus. They grow up together, sharing a deep friendship, and getting into trouble as a pair. As they grow older, Gaius' father hires a famous ex-gladiator to train them, which he does with plenty of abuse. When the ex-gladiator...

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Prointeresting story

Consmaybe not real

When you on a travel journey you have plenty of time to read. Currently I have read a book named the Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden during my long journey. Brief Information about Conn Iggulden and the Gates of Rome: Conn Iggulden is a British author who was born in 1971. His works are mainly...

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Excellent

“Emperor: The Gates of Rome”

published 27/04/2006

ProEnthralling

Consslightly inaccurate

"The Gates of Rome" is the first book in the "Emperor" series. The series concentrates on one man. His name is Gaius Julius Caesar, the first Roman Emperor. Gaius is young at the beginning and his best and only friend is Marcus, whose parents had died and so Julius Caesar took him in. The book...

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Excellent

published 05/05/2008

In the first novel of Caesar's coming of age Iggulden straight away had adopted an authentic story. Packed with battle scenes, glory and romance Iggulden shows his skills in this dynamic 1st edition to the Emperor Series. The perfect start to a thrilling quadrant of drama and originality.Amazing

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Excellent

“The Gates of Rome”

published 04/05/2007

ProBrilliant Story Told By a Brilliant Writer

ConsJulius Caesar's Tales do eventually run out

I absolutely adore these books, each one has been such a great read that I struggled to do my work, just like the others this is a phenomenal piece of modern literature that focuses on the life of Julius Caesar. Conn Iggulden has truly pulled out all the stops in this exquisite and delightful...

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Excellent

ProDefining Characters from history

ConsNot many...

i read all the books in this series, one after the other, so it is hard for me to distinguish where one book ends and another starts - if you know what i mean. So i am going to comment on the whole series. And they were wonderful, absolutely fantastic. As i mentioned before, i read all the books...

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