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Emperor: Gates of Rome (UK Signed Copy) by Conn Iggulden - Signed First Edition - 2003 - from Just Fiction Books (SKU: 18025)

Emperor: Gates of Rome (UK Signed Copy)

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Emperor: Gates of Rome (UK Signed Copy)

by Conn Iggulden

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ISBN 10
0007136897
ISBN 13
9780007136896
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London: HarperCollins, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Hardback. Fine/Fine. The Book is fine, square and tight. It is unmarked, with clean pages free of inscriptions or marks and has been signed by the author directly on to the title page. The pages show the normal yellowing due to ageing and paper quality. The Dust Jacket is fine, unfaded, unclipped (£10.00) and is free of any rips, tears or marks. The book comes complete with promotional bellyband for the title. First Edition, First Printing - Signed by the author. All our books are covered with a clear, removable, chemically inert, protective wrapper before being securely bubble wrapped and dispatched in strong corrugated cardboard boxes.

Synopsis

The second volume in the acclaimed Emperor series, in which Conn Iggulden brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the astonishing life of Julius Caesar – an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction.The young Caesar must overcome enemies on land and at sea to become a battle-hardened leader – in the spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of The Gates of Rome.Forced to flee Rome, Julius Caesar is serving on board a war galley in the dangerous waters of the Mediterranean and rapidly gaining a fearsome reputation. But no sooner has he had a memorable victory than his ship is captured by pirates and he is held to ransom.Abandoned on the north African coast after hard months of captivity, he begins to gather a group of recruits that he will eventually forge into a unit powerful enough to gain vengeance on his captors and to suppress a new uprising in Greece.Returning to Rome as a hero – and as an increasingly dangerous problem for his enemies – Caesar is reunited with his boyhood companion Brutus. But soon the friends are called upon to fight as they have never fought before, when a new crisis threatens to overwhelm the city – in the form of a rebellious gladiator named Spartacus...

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On Jan 25 2015, a reader said:
One of my favorite all time books, this novel introduces the reader to the life of young Gaius Julius Caesar and his best friend, Marcus. It also gives the reader an accurate depiction of the lifestyles of ancient Rome, the Roman Senate, and the Roman military.

Details

Bookseller
Just Fiction Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
18025
Title
Emperor: Gates of Rome (UK Signed Copy)
Author
Conn Iggulden
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0007136897
ISBN 13
9780007136896
Publisher
HarperCollins
Place of Publication
London
Date published
2003
Bookseller catalogs
Historical;

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