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. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0091040302I5N10
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