Marius don Hellespont
Books in series2
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(4.1 based on 10 ratings)
  • 1
    The Corpse-Rat King | Lee Battersby

    The Corpse-Rat King

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Lee Battersby
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Marius dos Hellespont and his apprentice, Gerd, are professional looters of battlefields. When they stumble upon the corpse of the King of Scorby and Gerd is killed, Marius is mistaken for the monarch by one of the dead soldiers and is transported down to the Kingdom of the Dead. Just like the living citizens, the dead need a king - after all, the king is God’s representative, and someone needs to remind God where they are. And so it comes to pass that Marius is banished to the surface with one message: If he wants to recover his life he must find the dead king.

    Fun, silly and quite grim

    Lee Battersby has a great descriptive style. The story moves along at a fair clip and isn't ashamed to add humour to offset the often grim subject mat..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 May 2015 by Michael (london, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Marching Dead | Lee Battersby

    The Marching Dead

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Lee Battersby
    • Narrated By Michael Page
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    Having achived so much, Marius don Hellespont was finding life just a little boring. But now something, or maybe someone, has stopped the dead from, well, dying. So wouldn’t you know it, it’s up to Marius, incorrigible sidekick Gerd, and Gerd’s not-dead-enough Granny, to journey across the continent and put the marching dead back in the afterlife, where they belong.

    LOL!!!

    I was pleasantly surprised by this book and the first book "The Corpse-Rat King", in this duology. I spent most of the time having t..Show More »

    Reviewed on 16 October 2017 by CeNedra Red (England)