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  • Spartacus: The Gladiator

  • Spartacus 1
  • By: Ben Kane
  • Narrated by: Michael Praed
  • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

As winter approaches in 74 BC, few travellers are abroad. But one man is making the long and weary last stage of his way home. Large parts of his homeland, Thrace, a land north of Greece, has fallen under the hated power of Rome. This Thracian has fought in the Roman legions for nearly a decade. He is skilled, hardened in battle, a sophisticated fighter. Spartacus.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great book

  • By bhavnas on 29-02-12

Great historical fiction with no PC agenda.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-01-19

Ben Kane's Spartacus is a classic hero displaying all the great virtues of masculinity, reminding me of the honorable heroes of times past. If you like movies like Gladiator and 300 then this book is a must.