Empire

Empire

Enter the battlefields of Ancient Greece in the epic new novel from the multi-million copy bestseller

Summary

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

JOIN PERICLES, THE LION OF ATHENS, ON A JOURNEY TO SECURE THE FATE OF THE ATHENIAN EMPIRE


'The master historical storyteller' DAILY EXPRESS

'Iggulden draws the Greek world convincingly and he is strongest writing battle scenes' THE TIMES on the Golden Age series

'The sights, sounds and smells of Athens bring history to life with gripping brilliance' DAILY MIRROR
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THE GOLDEN AGE OF ATHENS:
THE JEWEL IN THE GREEK EMPIRE

Standing like a colossus over the city is Pericles:
politician, general, architect of the city’s fortunes.

Yet some look on jewels with envy.

Forever a threat from the south,
Sparta will not kneel to its rival.
From their ranks rises a young boy
– ruthless, courageous, hungry.
Soon he will lead them . . .

Pericles is no longer young.
His city is divided – against the Spartan threat, against him.
Can Athens’ most famous son rouse its citizens to war?

Will the Lion of Athens roar one final time?

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Praise for the Golden Age Series

'Pacy and propulsive. Crackling with energy, violence and stirring speeches' DAILY MAIL

'Iggulden draws the Greek world convincingly' THE TIMES

'The master historical storyteller. This swords-and-sandals epic brings the ancient world to life' DAILY EXPRESS

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Praise for Conn Iggulden

'Pacy and propulsive, cracking with energy, violence and stirring speeches, Iggulden chronicles power struggles, political machinations and the bloodthirsty ravages of up-close combat' DAILY MAIL

'Iggulden tells an absolutely cracking story . . . The pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent' THE TIMES

Reviews

  • The sights, sounds and smells of Athens bring history to life with gripping brilliance
    Daily Mirror

About the author

Conn Iggulden

CONN IGGULDEN is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today, with bestselling series on Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan and the Wars of the Roses, as well as two stand-alone novels: Dunstan, set in the red-blooded world of tenth-century England, and The Falcon of Sparta, in which Iggulden returns to the Ancient World. Both instalments of his Athenian series, ­The Gates of Athens and Protector, and his recent Golden Age series, Lion and Empire, are Sunday Times bestsellers.
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