The Field of Swords (Emperor #3)

Author(s): Conn Iggulden

Historical Fiction

Their long friendship reveals ominous cracks under the strain. Although the Gallic conquests lead to Caesar's triumphal entry into Britain, the victories on the battlefield cause political rivalries at home, and ultimately the famous choice is presented to Caesar and Marcus Brutus. They must choose whether to cross the Rubicon - together or singly - and to take the fight to Rome itself. Conn Iggulden is a brilliant storyteller. Characters jostle for space in the crowded streets, on the battlefields and in the corridors of the Senate. The friendship and rivalry between Caesar and Brutus provides compelling reading. Each book in the EMPEROR series causes readers to return to the previous novel, and ensures they also look forward hugely to the next.


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Key title The third volume in the acclaimed Emperor series, in which Conn Iggulden brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the astonishing life of Julius Caesar -- an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction. The third volume in the Emperor series, a fictionalised account of the life of Julius Caesar, told as a fast-paced historical adventure in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell. The first volume EMPEROR: THE GATES OF ROME reached No. 2 in the Sunday Times Bestseller list, and the second volume EMPEROR: THE D

'If you liked Gladiator, you'll love Emperor' The Times 'A brilliant story -- I wish I'd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.' Bernard Cornwell 'The great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.' Guardian

Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. Married with four children, he lives in Hertfordshire.

General Fields

  • : 9780007136940
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : August 2005
  • : 178mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 656
  • : Historical fiction
  • : Conn Iggulden
  • : Paperback
  • : 5
  • : 823.92