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Fire and Sword

Throne of the Caesars, Book 3
Narrated by: Colin Mace
Series: Throne of the Caesars, Book 3
Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
4.5 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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Summary

The third book in Sidebottom's epic series set in third-century Rome - a dramatic era of murder, coup, counter-rebellions and civil war.

©2016 Harry Sidebottom (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

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"Superior fiction, with depth, authenticity and a sense of place." ( TLS)
"A storming triumph...wonderful fight scenes, deft literary touches and salty dialogue." ( Daily Telegraph)

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Exceptional story telling

This is a fantastic book and the best in the series, it complex and enthralling. It also tell the back story of Ballista which is a great plot twist. great book

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Can't get enough

This series of books goes from strength to strength.Fire and Sword is by far the best to date.Quite literally a Game of Thrones.Looking forward to the next instalment.

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Don't waste your time !


The Characters lacked formed story lines so that you neither cared or believed in their lives- pointless!

Having read all the other books very disappointed.

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