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The Gladiator is a novel (ISBN ) by Simon Scarrow, the ninth book in the Eagle series, where we see the return of Macro and Cato, this time. The Gladiator. Eagles of the Empire, Book 9. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their. The Gladiator [Simon Scarrow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing .

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The novel is basically about a young boy named Marcus Cornelius Primus. Despite the odds stacked against him, Marcus is determined to find his father’s old general, Pompeius the Great, to secure his mother’s release and get justice for his father.

Scarrow does a nice job, however, of embuing the story with a strong sense of historical “place”, as well as dealing with the issues of slavery and how much it impacted ancient daily life. How will Marcus survive his training as a gladiator and help gain his and his mother’s freedom?

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Retrieved from ” https: When you scartow an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. Simon Scarrow expands his literary Roman empire into the realm of children’s books, with the first in a new series: Jan 10, Anish Bhardwaj rated it liked it. Meanwhile, one of his mates called Brixus from the gladiator-school escapes into the mountains to try and stir up another rebellion in the name of Spartacus, who died just the year before.

If they can entice the warships out of Ravenna, the pirate force will outnumber the remaining Romans. Ironically, Marcus is very close to Caesar, but he also wants to fulfil his father’s wish to stamp out slavery.

One of the Characters I found interesting in ‘Fight for Freedom’ was Marcus Cornelius Primus because at the start his father was confronted be a tax collector’s thug and so ma 1.

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This new Queen must therefore step out from the shadows cast by Katherine and Anne. Der Autor schildert eine brutale Gesellschaft, in der jeder zum Sklaven werden kann ob freigeboren oder nicht.

Jodi Taylor and her protagonista Madeleine “Max” Maxwell have seduced me”A great mix of British proper-ness and humour with a large dollop of historical fun”Addictive.

Fight for Freedom (Gladiator, #1) by Simon Scarrow

That is all dead to you now. The plot line which I shall not give away brings in famous characters from that roman period, and gives you a taste of where this very very promising series is going to go, and the trials that await our young gladiator.

All I had as a reaction was “Oka This book had everything but something new. More Buying Choices – Hardcover. Books by Simon Scarrow. Praise for Scarrow’s bestselling novels: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Marcus is very brave and goes through a great deal, especially after another boy in the school sets his eye on destroying Marcus.

It’s Rome, 61 BC. I was expecting to enjoy Gladiator and I did. The fifth episode in the new Roman pirate series of ebook novellas from the Sunday Times bestselling authors Simon Scarrow and T. This was a weird one. Eagles of the Empire series, Revolution series. Just at the conclusion of the battle, Titus saves the leading General Pompeius from an attack by one of the slaves and is rewarded with a selection of the recently captured slaves.

There are some nice elements in the plot, but overall it was a bit dissapointing for me. Titus verliest zijn leven en zijn vrouw en zoon worden slaven.

Fight for Freedom is absolutely brilliant, with great descriptions of life at the time as well as fighting, intrigue, and a great mystery of identity!

May 07, Robin Carter rated it it was amazing. Something I thought deeply about in the book was that marcus when they were sfarrow transported to the slave market, he would keep telling people he was a citizen of Rome which kept getting him Beaten until they threatened to hurt his mother.

The Gladiator (Eagles of the Empire 9)

De flaptekst ‘Dit is je nieuwe thuis. There are always consequences. Macro, a veteran with nearly 15 years’ service at the start of the first novel in the Roman Army, has recently been appointed to the Centurionate. Eleven days after the death of Anne Boleyn, Jane is dressing for her wedding to the King.


The whole book was interesting enough that I simpn to know how this first book would end though I don’t think I’ll want to continue with the rest of the series.

Based on real characters, this epic novel is full to the brim with liveliness and great battles. Ihm gelingt die Flucht und er macht sich auf den Gefahrvollen Weg nach Rom.

Why not 21 April, the anniversary of the founding of Rome? You can read more book reviews or buy Gladiator: Marcus is only 10 years old at the start of the book, and the author does nothing to hide the violent and difficult times in which he lives.

Gladiator: Son of Spartacus by Simon Scarrow – review

His determination to right the wrong done to his family, in one so young was just unbelievable. There’s no running away once a ship is gladiaor sea – and when a pirate fleet appears tladiator the horizon, Telemachus’s troubles have just begun But first he has to survive his training and come to terms with the truth about his background. Overall, the book is a solid three. Son of Spartacus Gladiator: A vast fleet of pirate ships has gathered, black pennants fluttering in the breeze.

He is best known for his Eagle series of Roman military fiction set in the territories of the Roman Empire, covering the goadiator invasion of Britain and the subsequent prolonged campaign undertaken by the rump of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

There are no second chances for a gladiator.

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