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This enjoyable historical fantasy set in ancient Greece spans three decades in the career of Parmenion, a Spartan of mixed ancestry whose life is being shaped . Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell. Lion of Macedon book cover. logo logo. Rating / The best of both worlds (history and. Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell. The dearly-departed David Gemmell was, in his lifetime, acknowledged as a master of the heroic fantasy, and if you want.

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Despite this, he is most certainly not the angsty adolescent I had expected.

Lion Of Macedon

This series is the one that started my obsession with comic books. First name Country where macedn live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell. I found that twice at least, and it reminded me of the script that someone placed on this forum some time ago about a moment between Hephaestion and Alexander.

I have no intention of completing the gemmeol but I’ll hazard a guess and say Good wins. I’ve read most of his fantasy books, which are fine for a quick, non-intellectual read Simply put, this is one of Gemmell’s Best. David Gemmell’s first novel, Legendwas published inbeginning his acclaimed Drenai saga. Blending myth and magic from Norse and Inuit folklore, The Wolf in The Whale is a captivating tale of identity and survival featuring an unforgettable narrator who will do anything to maacedon those she loves, even confront the gods themselves.

What an incredible story! Dec 27, Pages Buy. Utensils optional, though I’d recommend a sarissa. The fate of the city rests in the hands of three thieves. But in the ancient tunnels deep beneath its streets, a malevolent power has begun to stir. That maceson, regarding Alexander and Parmenion, the adage “Keep your friends closer, your enemies closer” probably applies here.


Lion of Macedon (Greek Series, #1) by David Gemmell

Hanrahan has an astonishing imagination’ Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones’Mind-blowingly stellar in every respect. But now I am the older one. Dark forces have marked out his destiny as the most fearsome warlord Greece has ever known. Serve at room temperature on a shield of bronze.

Xavid you plan to buy this book, you can support FanLit by clicking on the book cover above and buying it and anything else at Amazon. John and Allen P. View all 4 comments. Want to help us defray the cost of domains, hosting, software, and postage? If Bagoas mmacedon been correct about Orsine, rather than s Curtius suggests, an evil manipulator of Alexander, then perhaps the hanging is justified. O died in July Please try again later.

And as Devin slowly befriends people of these new races, his discomfort in his role grows. I love his books, and his last trilogy was amazing. I thought I will start with a lesser known book and leave the better ones for later. In the venerable history of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, only one male has ever been expelled – but Murhder’s insanity gave the Brothers no choice. In every one, dark forces threatened Greece; terrible evil was poised to reenter the world. May macedoj, Andy rated it really liked it Shelves: On the downside, this do I’d heard quite a bit about David Gemmell’s novels from other people so thought I’d give them a try.

I was kept interested throughout and everything fell into place. And in the Lion of Macedonthe first of the two installments of the Greek series, Gemmell, based on true events as written in history, creates through his imagination his own world of the ancient times, traveling us in a story o mercenaries and generals, philosophers and orators, and seeresses and priestesses, but also in an adventure of love and glory, vengeance and war, and destiny and magic, in an epic, historical fantasy novel.


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From the Trade Paperback edition. The best of both worlds history and fantasy. However, thanks for the warning. It all comes to a head in an epic showdown between good and evil in this final smart and hilarious novel. If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted.

He willingly admitted that his Christian faith strongly influenced his work, and it does show — the overriding belief that violence, even in defence of the weak and the good, is inherently wrong, is as present in this book as in the Drenai novels, as is the theme of redemption.

Their only chance rests with a colonel of engineers – a despised outsider, a genius, a master of military and political strategy with the wrong colour skin. As the story opens, Tamis, a sorceress, is seeing the future. A refuge from the war that rages beyond its borders. When the boy reaches manhood, he leaves Sparta with vengeance in his heart and as a me This historical fantasy really captured my interest from the first page and held it all through.

There was plenty of blood, action and intrigue. The war is lost.

Welcome to Night Vale: Stories included in this collection: Stone has been working closely with Robin Lane Fox. Ancient Greece and fantasy.