Give Me Back My Legions!: A Novel of Ancient Rome

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While a politician battles on the Roman frontier to subdue barbarian invaders, a Cherusci prince practices the arts of Roman war and policy in order to bring vital information back to Germany, in a tale inspired by the historic Battle of the Teutoberg Forest.

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“A compelling story about one of Rome’s greatest military disasters.” —Newt Gingrich, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Days of Infamy"

“Turtledove’s searing account clears the cobwebs off this ancient and nearly forgotten disaster, and brings it to vivid and startling life for modern readers.”—Michael Curtis Ford, bestselling author of "The Ten Thousand"

“Turtledove rotates through many points of view, from Caesar to slaves and soldiers, to  give a panoramic look at the epic battle of Teutoburg Forest, laced with telling details of ancient military life and strategy and lightened with humorous interludes. The fantastic action scenes and taut narrative make this a fine addition to the ancient Roman battles canon.” —"Publishers Weekly"

“Harry Turtledove has brought to life the actors in a pivotal event that altered the fate of both Rome and Germany. A good read, filled with history writ both larg

"A compelling story about one of Rome's greatest military disasters." --Newt Gingrich, "New York Times" bestselling author of "Days of Infamy"

"Turtledove's searing account clears the cobwebs off this ancient and nearly forgotten disaster, and brings it to vivid and startling life for modern readers."--Michael Curtis Ford, bestselling author of "The Ten Thousand"

"Turtledove rotates through many points of view, from Caesar to slaves and soldiers, to give a panoramic look at the epic battle of Teutoburg Forest, laced with telling details of ancient military life and strategy and lightened with humorous interludes. The fantastic action scenes and taut narrative make this a fine addition to the ancient Roman battles canon." --"Publishers Weekly"

"Harry Turtledove has brought to life the actors in a pivotal event that altered the fate of both Rome and Germany. A good read, filled with history writ both large and small." --H. A. Drake, Roman Historian, University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of "Constantine and the Bishops"

A compelling story about one of Rome's greatest military disasters. "Newt Gingrich, New York Times bestselling author of Days of Infamy"

Turtledove's searing account clears the cobwebs off this ancient and nearly forgotten disaster, and brings it to vivid and startling life for modern readers. "Michael Curtis Ford, bestselling author of The Ten Thousand"

Turtledove rotates through many points of view, from Caesar to slaves and soldiers, to give a panoramic look at the epic battle of Teutoburg Forest, laced with telling details of ancient military life and strategy and lightened with humorous interludes. The fantastic action scenes and taut narrative make this a fine addition to the ancient Roman battles canon. "Publishers Weekly"

Harry Turtledove has brought to life the actors in a pivotal event that altered the fate of both Rome and Germany. A good read, filled with history writ both large and small. "H. A. Drake, Roman Historian, University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of Constantine and the Bishops""

"A compelling story about one of Rome's greatest military disasters." --Newt Gingrich, New York Times bestselling author of Days of Infamy

"Turtledove's searing account clears the cobwebs off this ancient and nearly forgotten disaster, and brings it to vivid and startling life for modern readers." --Michael Curtis Ford, bestselling author of The Ten Thousand

"Turtledove rotates through many points of view, from Caesar to slaves and soldiers, to give a panoramic look at the epic battle of Teutoburg Forest, laced with telling details of ancient military life and strategy and lightened with humorous interludes. The fantastic action scenes and taut narrative make this a fine addition to the ancient Roman battles canon." --Publishers Weekly

"Harry Turtledove has brought to life the actors in a pivotal event that altered the fate of both Rome and Germany. A good read, filled with history writ both large and small." --H. A. Drake, Roman Historian, University of California, Santa Barbara, and author of Constantine and the Bishops

About the Author:

Harry Turtledove is an award-winning full-time writer of science fiction, fantasy, alternate history, and historical fiction, including the novels The Guns of the South and How Few Remain.
Simon Vance has recorded over four hundred audiobooks and has earned over twenty AudioFile Earphones Awards, including for his narration of Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini. He is also the recipient of five coveted Audie Awards, including one for The King's Speech by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi, and he was named an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009.

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