His military genius earned him the title Strategos in Sparta. His triumphs for the city of Thebes made him a hero. And finally his fate led him to the service of Philip of Macedon. All too soon the future was upon them. He described his novels as "essentially Christian books," and they are known for featuring heroic characters with tragic flaws and promoting the value of redemption.
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About the Author. Most famous for his debut novel Legend , which became the first book in the Drenai series, David Gemmell was a British fantasy writer who eventually wrote thirty books. Average Review. Write a Review. Related Searches. Fast-paced, richly imagined, and filled with unforgettable characters, Aurian is a stunning debut from a Fast-paced, richly imagined, and filled with unforgettable characters, Aurian is a stunning debut from a talented author.
To the city of Nexis, where magefolk in their white-walled towers rule uneasily over a restive race of Morals, a young girl comes to View Product. Bloodstone Sipstrassi Series 5. Salvatore, New York Times bestselling authorTwenty years have passed since Jon Shannow, the legendary Jerusalem Man, cracked open the gate of time and brought But even were Dark Prince much worse than it is, I would still advise everyone who I can get to listen to me:. Read Lion of Macedon. It is an excellent, excellent book, generally well paced, with brilliant characters, a tremendous plot, love interests and friendships that should be a yard stick for the genre, wonderful battle scenes and a hero who stands, if not above, then at least level with any character one could meet in fantasy fiction.
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