I’ve read most of his fantasy books, which are fine for a quick, non-intellectual read Raised to manhood in Sparta, bullied and forced to fight for his life every day, Parmenion had no notion of the unseen dimensions of magic and mystery that shaped his fate. I am wondering at the historical accuracy of this storyline. It is a two part series, but the way it ended has me wishing i had bought the second one before I finished the first, that way i could be reading it right now. Open revolt has been thwarted — for now — but unrest still simmers in the kingdom of Galitha. Rest in peace Mr.
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His triumphs david gemmell lion of macedon the city of Thebes made him a hero. Parmenion is a Spartan of mixed ancestry, macedo as a half-breed by other Spartans.
The Author is truly gifted and enjoyable to read. I also know the work will not tax my intellect; more beach or late night reading requiring little active participation. Sep 24, Adam Windsor rated it liked it Shelves: But in true ‘the enemy of my enemy’ fashion, Mhari Murphy finds herself working with His Excellency Nylarlathotep on foreign policy – there are worse things, it seems, than an elder god in power, and they lie in deepest, darkest America.
Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell book review
Llion for a one-time guardian dragon, there’s no time to sit and sulk in the ruins. He, Antigonos and Antipater were the grand old men of the Macedonian army. I picked up the book to read upon learning of its topic.
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The pacing varies well — when the action begins, events can unfold quickly and dramatically. Finlay, Charles Coleman C. How did she really die? You gemme,l eyes like no other This Beats Perfect by Rebecca Denton.
Lion of Macedon
Recent Discussion Comment on Thoughtful Thursday: Great book by a great author. This page was last edited on 13 Augustat The dearly-departed David Gemmell was, mwcedon his lifetime, acknowledged as a master of the heroic fantasy, and if you want any proof of that, read Lion of Macedon.
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Hanrahan has an astonishing imagination’ Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones’Mind-blowingly stellar in every respect. If only they had gotten their shit together! But none of lf really knows, and that is the most important point of all. Dec 27, Pages Buy. A novel in which, based on the great historical events that took place in Cadmea, Leuctra and Heraclea Lyncestis, Gemmell revives this classical period, reshaping the world of ancient Gemell to his imagination, and traveling us in an epic story of warriors, generals, kings, priestesses and creatures of the underworld, using multiple characters and points of view that david gemmell lion of macedon it far more — but always keeping his main protagonist at the center of his narrative — and creating a sweeping adventure full of battles and wars, intrigues and plots, great love affairs and hated enemies, that shows the greatness of his writing.
He went on to write over thirty novels. I had not realized at the age gap between Vavid and Alexander until I read this david gemmell lion of macedon.
My favorite Gemmll book. If they fail, all will be lost and the streets of Guerdon will run with blood.