Protector

Protector

The Sunday Times bestseller that 'Bring[s] the Greco-Persian Wars to life in brilliant detail. Thrilling' DAILY EXPRESS

Summary

EXPERIENCE THE EPIC BLOOD FEUDS OF ANCIENT GREECE WITH MASTER STORYTELLER CONN IGGULDEN

'Vivid, atmospheric, gritty . . . you'll believe you're on the battlefield fighting for your life' 5***** Reader Review
'An epic piece of historical fiction, full of political intrigue and vivid action' Robert Fabbri
'Iggulden doesn't just describe the ancient world, he takes you there' 5***** Reader Review

TWO LEGENDARY BATTLES. ONE FEARLESS WARRIOR . . .
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Themistocles stands as the battle-scarred leader of Athens. Yet he is no nobleman. The elite distrust him.

But those conspiring against him cannot argue with his victories on the battlefield. Or the vast Persian army that is coming . . .

And so Themistocles must fight.

Fight the invaders.
Fight the allies who despise him.
Fight to save his city.

As the Persians draw close, he must prove himself again and again in battle.

TO LIVE OR DIE FOR ATHENS.
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'Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life. I'm blown away. Protector stand alongside the best of Mary Renault - an epic with the learning of the classics' ANTHONY RICHES

Readers are raving about PROTECTOR:

'Iggulden's achievement is to tell the story of the conflict on a human scale without losing sight of the huge historical and cultural forces at play. Educational and entertaining, Protector is a compelling read' 5***** Reader Review

'[Iggulden] has outdone himself on the tension and suspense he has created with these characters and this story' 5***** Reader Review

'As soon as you see the name "Conn Iggulden", you know you're in for a treat. Always. I can't tell you how much I enjoy Conn Iggulden's writing' 5***** Reader Review

Reviews

  • Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life. I'm blown away. Protector stand alongside the best of Mary Renault - an epic with the learning of the classics' 'Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life. I'm blown away. Protector stand alongside the best of Mary Renault - an epic with the learning of the classics
    Anthony Riches

About the author

Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. He has written four previous bestselling historical series, including Wars of the Roses. Dunstan is a stand-alone novel set in the red-blooded world of tenth-century England, and The Falcon of Sparta is a stand-alone in which Iggulden returns to the Ancient World. Both instalments of Conn's Athenian series, The Gates of Athens and Protector, were instant Sunday Times bestsellers. The Lion is the first book in Conn's epic new series, The Golden Age.
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