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A battle is like lust. The frenzy passes. Consequence remains. So reflects the year-old Hannibal as he recounts the trials of a battle commander’s life in British. Title: Hannibal Author(s): Ross Leckie ISBN: / (UK edition) Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd Availability: Amazon Amazon UK. Ross Leckie, in Hannibal (Canongate, UK, ), has chosen a more difficult option. There can be few readers who don’t already know that.

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It’s certainly an interesting read in that it humanizes a historical figure many of us only know as that guy who crossed the Alps with the elephants.

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We appreciate your feedback. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The great Carthaginian general Hannibal committed suicide by taking poison; he hoped to give the Romans “what they have long desired, the death of an old man. Open Preview See a Problem?

I hoped this book would help, but it ended up being, despite the first person narration, too superficial. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Dec 11, Hilary G rated it did not like it Shelves: Although I don’t know my history on the subject, so I can’t say if hannigal at all accurate. Would you like us to take another look at this review?


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The character of Hannibal has always been shrouded in legend and myth. To ask other readers questions about Hannibalplease sign up.

There are ways around this, of course. It’s only after his wife’s brutal rape and murder at the hands of Roman legionnaries that he hannibla how empty his life is and spends several years in a “funk,” unable to finally settle affairs with Rome yet equally unable to retrieve anything worthwhile from the situation.

Ratings and Reviews 0 2 star ratings 0 reviews. Vivid, direct, brutal and downright bloody.

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You submitted the following rating and review. I’m sure it happened and I can see why it was described so graphically, but such things are not for me when I’m trying to escape. Buy the selected items together This item: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Leckie’s version of Hannibal’s story is long on atrocity, packing in more varied forms of torture and execution than you’d expect to find in any three novels. A tragic chronicle of love and hate, heroism and cruelty, Hannibal is a dramatic and ultimately nourishing exploration of the inner life and epic consequences of one of humanity’s greatest adventurers and most bloodthirsty leaders. Share your thoughts with other customers. One small complaint, addressed not to Leckie but to his publisher.


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Paperbackpages. How is this different from the Romans’ rape and murder of Hannibal’s wife, Similce, and Hannibal’s response in butchering the pregnant Roman captives?

Nothing else has happened but grisly deaths by torture. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Refresh and try again. You would enjoy this story of a very human leader. Hannibal by Ross Leckie.