By (author) George Green
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Hawk by George Green
Book DescriptionThis work is set in Rome, in AD 34. While the Emperor Tiberius indulges himself in Capri, his cruel and self-serving regent Sejanus rules in his place. It is a time of tyranny and terror. Once a charioteer but now a hunter providing wild animals for Rome's voracious Games, Serpicus longs for a quiet life. But Sejanus' uncle has made him an offer he cannot refuse. He must journey north, over the Alps, deep into Germany where the tribes are in revolt against their Imperial oppressors, and there take possession of an exceptionally rare but dangerous beast. To his companions, the mission is suicide. To make matters worse, it seems Serpicus has made a deadly enemy of the man who now leads the legions against the tribes and that there are others who will stop at nothing to ensure he and his colleagues fail. Not least the traitor in their midst. Now, inside a village a long way from home and facing a Roman army set on revenge, Serpicus is trapped. The family he adores is held hostage in Rome but the first woman he ever loved stands, sword drawn, ready to fight and, should the gods will it, die by his side. He has choices to make, but no time to make them...Ringing with the cacophony of battle, of steel against steel and the cries of men, this enthralling historical adventure recounts one man's struggle to protect those he loves, whatever the cost.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553815382
(178mm x 110mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author George Green
Creative Writing For Dummies Collection- Creative Writing For Dummies/Writing a Novel & Getting Published For Dummies/Creative Writing Exercises, Paperback (July 2015)
Three Creative Writing titles that will help you become the author you have always wanted to be! The Creative Writing For Dummies Collection includes Creative Writing For Dummies, Writing a Novel and Getting Published For Dummies and Creative Writing Exercises For Dummies.
Writing a Novel & Getting Published For Dummies, Paperback (April 2014)
Gives you the inside track on the art and science of breaking into the fiction-publishing industry. Taking you step by step from concept to contract, this book provides the tools you need to tell your story with skill and approach agents and publishers with confidence.
Mathematical Papers of the Late George Green, Paperback (April 2013)
Published in 1871, this collection comprises the influential first essay by mathematical physicist George Green (1793-1841) and nine further papers.
Where to Watch Birds in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Paperback (November 2010)» View all books by George Green
A revised and expanded edition of this useful guide for any birdwatcher in the counties of Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. All significant birdwatching areas in the region are covered, providing all the information necessary to make the most of each trip, whatever the time of year.
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Author Biography - George Green
George Green was born in Dublin in 1956 and brought up in Tipperary, where he lived in a house built on an ancient burial mound. After university he embarked on a career in sport and leisure in the hope that it would not be too difficult and help him meet girls. Ten years later he realized his mistake, took an MA in Creative Writing, began teaching and now works for the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Hawk is his second novel, his first being the highly acclaimed Hound.
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