First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Hodder & Stoughton. An Hachette UK company. The writing of The Leopard Sword was at one point proving to be something of a challenge, with the book half-written but stubbornly refusing to progress beyond a knot in the plot from which I couldn’t tear myself free. At the low point of this increasingly panicked situation an old friend, on hearing of my plight on a rugby pitch touchline one Thursday night, uttered the words that were to reinvigorate my writing life: ‘Just come down to my office and write.
His sword – sharper, stronger and more deadly than any known to the Roman army – is the lethal symbol of his unstoppable power. And now he has moved beyond mere theft and threatens to destabilize the whole northern frontier of the empir. eedback.
The battle scenes are vivid and expertly told. Difficult to put down, this is a welcome addition to the genre.
I remember this place from when I was a boy, with every wall lined with traders, and all of their stalls loaded with fruit and vegetables. Julius stood with his hands on his hips and. looked about the forum’s thin population of traders and their limited variety of produce, shaking his head slowly. Marcus and Dubnus had volunteered to come with him on the task to which he’d been appointed by Frontinius, and the two men exchanged a glance. The state of the city’s housing had also become apparent to them in the daylight.
Anthony Riches The Leopard sword Prologue Germania Inferior, September, AD 182‘Fucking rain! Rain yesterday, rain today and rain tomorrow most likely. This bloody damp gets everywhere. My armour will be rusting again by morning. ‘You’ll just have to get your brush out again, or that crested bastard will be up your arse like a rat up a rain pipe.
Автор: Anthony Riches Название: The Leopard Sword: Empire Iv Издательство: Hodder Классификация . Описание: The fourth book in the Empire sequence (following Fortress of Spears) takes centurion Marcus to Germania Inferior - and to Tungrorum, home of his auxiliary legion.
Описание: The fourth book in the Empire sequence (following Fortress of Spears) takes centurion Marcus to Germania Inferior - and to Tungrorum, home of his auxiliary legion.
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Anthony Riches began his lifelong interest in war and soldiers when he first heard his father's stories about World War II. This led to a degree in Military Studies at Manchester University. He began writing the story that would become Wounds of Honour after a visit to Housesteads in 1996. He lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and three children. Библиографические данные. The Leopard Sword: Empire IV Empire series (Том 4). Автор.
The Empire series begins a new era—Marcus has fled from Britannia, but the emperor's henchmen are still on his trail
Britannia has been subdued—and the murderous Roman agents who nearly captured Marcus Valerius Aquila, alias Corvus, have been defeated by his friends. But in order to protect those very friends from the wrath of the emperor, Marcus must leave the province which has been giving him shelter. He travels to the Tungrian auxiliary legion's headquarters in northern Gaul where a different kind of war and very different dangers await him.