The bestselling author of The Falcon of Sparta returns to the Ancient World with an epic exploration of power
Two great empires are about to go to war . . .
The momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems will last for twenty-seven years (431 to 404 BC).
It will end in the fall of a dynasty.
Filled with cunning political scheming, astonishing military prowess, invasions, treacheries, plagues, ambitions, virtues, and emotions and a lot of intrigue, Conn Iggulden brings to life one of the most thrilling chapters of the ancient world.
PRAISE FOR CONN IGGULDEN
'The pace is nail-biting and the set-dressing magnificent' Times
'Pacy . . . and packed with action' Sunday Times
'One of our finest historical novelists' Daily Express
'Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction' Daily Mirror
Thrilling retelling . . . It's a brilliant read, and his description of the Battle of Thermopylae is simply a stunning - and inspiring - piece of writing
Praise for Conn Iggulden
An absolutely cracking story. The pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent
Absorbing and bloody
Peopled with characters so finely honed the story becomes a gripping and glorious legend. Brilliant!
Breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of times
Read the first few pages from Conn Iggulden's Trinity, the first novel in his bestselling historical fiction series Wars of the Roses