0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)

Description - Emperor: #3 The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

The third 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.

THE GATES OF ROME, THE DEATH OF KINGS and now THE FIELD OF SWORDS tell the powerful, dramatic story of the friendship and enmity between the two men who ruled the Roman world.

Following the defeat of the Spartacus rebellion, Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus, who have been sent to run the Roman colonies in Spain, return to challenge powerful senators to become one of the Consuls of Rome. Political opposition, family quarrels, armed rebellions and corruption make this a highly contemporary scene, fuelled by the intrigue of the major characters, who are now developing as full adults.

As he takes the legions north into mighty battles with the Gallic tribes, the imperious stand of Caesar and the leadership of his men, his new friendships with fellow leaders and his overwhelming ambition, begin to separate him from Brutus, the great swordsman and warrior. Their long friendship reveals ominous cracks under the strain. Although the Gallic conquests lead to Caesar's triumphal entry into Britain, the victories on the battlefield cause political rivalries at home, and ultimately the famous choice is presented to Caesar and Marcus Brutus. They must choose whether to cross the Rubicon - together or singly - and to take the fight to Rome itself.

Conn Iggulden is a brilliant storyteller. Characters jostle for space in the crowded streets, on the battlefields and in the corridors of the Senate. The friendship and rivalry between Caesar and Brutus provides compelling reading. Each book in the EMPEROR series causes readers to return to the previous novel, and ensures they also look forward hugely to the next.

Buy Emperor: #3 The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780007437146
ISBN-10: 0007437145
Format: Paperback/softback
(198mm x 129mm x 34mm)
Pages: 656
Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Emperor: #3 The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Emperor: #3 The Field of Swords book by Conn Iggulden and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


Author Biography - Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. His two number one bestselling series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and their children.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Customers Also Bought

Boomerang Books customers who bought Emperor: #3 The Field of Swords by Conn Iggulden also bought the following titles:

Emperor: #1 The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden
Paperback/softback, September 2011
$19.54 $22.99
Emperor: #4 The Gods of War by Conn Iggulden
Paperback/softback, September 2011
$19.54 $22.99

Books By Conn Iggulden

The Double Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
Hardback, October 2019
$38.25 $45.00
Ravenspur by Conn Iggulden
Paperback / softback, January 2017
$16.99 $19.99
Wolf of the Plains by Conn Iggulden
Paperback / softback, July 2010
$19.54 $22.99
Conqueror by Conn Iggulden
Paperback / softback, July 2012
$19.54 $22.99