The classic tale of a true hero.>p> The slaves of Rome are launching a revolt against their cruel Roman masters and there is only one man capable of leading them into battle. His name is Spartacus.
A former gladiator and a born leader, he inspires fierce loyalty in his men and strikes terror into the hearts of his enemies. As he and his army of slaves advance on Rome, they will have to fight battle after battle, each one more brutal than the last.
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This classic historical novel is a violent a nd compulsive account of the celebrated slave uprising that shook the Roman Empire in 73 B.C. It is both a gripping nove l and a realistic examination of state justice and brutality in ancient Rome. 'Review:
A vivid story, packed with the wild hopes, the doomed dreams, the cruelty and licentiousness of the time. --Evening Standard
It would be impossible to overestimate Lewis Grassic Gibbon's importance . . . A Scot's Quair is a landmark work; it permeates the Scottish literary consciousness and colours all subsequent writing of its kind. --David Kerr Cameron
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Book Description Hutchinson, 1970. Unknown Binding. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Includes dust jacket. A few small marks to the page edges. A slight tan to the page edges. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Minor Shelfwear. Slight shelfwear to the dust jacket. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0004405636
Book Description Hutchinson, 1970. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP21818837
Book Description Hutchinson. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0091040302I5N10
Book Description Hutchinson, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 0091040302 Light wear to boards. Content is clean and bright. DJ has little edge wear and some light marks. Flaps have a fold to them. Bookseller Inventory # WF-JV-R280-F8-00111
Book Description London Hutchinson, 1970. New Edition. Hardback. Size 9 x 5.5 inches. Brown cloth with gilt titles. Handwritten note to front free endpaper. 287 pages. Very Good in Very Good price-clipped dustwrapper. By the author of 'A Scots Quair'. Bookseller Inventory # 9927
Book Description Hutchinson, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st thus. Boards show little sign of wear, top edge of page block a bit 'dusty'. Wrapper a little faded on spine, front flap creased. Bookseller Inventory # 004766