Emperor is an internationally acclaimed historical five-novel series by British author Conn Iggulden about early ;; The Field of Swords – released late ;; The Gods of War – released ;; The Blood of Gods – released May Paperback. Pub Date Pages: Language: English The epic new novel in Conn Iggulden’s bestselling EMPEROR Caesar has been. : The Blood of Gods: A Novel of Rome (Emperor) (): Conn Iggulden: Books.

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Emperor (novel series)

We pick up just where the last book left off, with the body of Julius Caesar still warm and the blood still wet on his murders hands. Articles lacking sources from June All articles lacking sources. Email required Address never made public.

His fortunes change when the Vestal Virgins read Caesars will and he discovers that he has been adopted into the Julii and that Caesar has left him the bulk of his vast fortune. For two men whose bonds of friendship, family, and fidelity to the emperor are unbreakable, the shocking assassination is nothing less than treason. The author Conn Iggulden was once a headmaster in a St. Trivia About The Blood of Gods Iggulden traces the growth of a young man into the ruler of the known world. A flowing and a gripping read with great detail surrounding the chaos after Caesar’s assassination, I would love for him to continue detailing Octavian’s assent to becoming the leader of Rome as he has set a brilliant foundation with this book.


By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Mark Anthony was also well portrayed, and I admired his desire to avenge his friend Julius Caesar. Iggulden continues the series in fine style. Refresh and try again. We are experiencing technical difficulties.

Published May 23rd by Harper Collins first published January 1st Apart from Caesar and Brutus, historical characters include: In some ways he is guided by his friends, esp Maecenas, in navigating Roman society to obtain this end. See our Returns Policy.

Agrippa is my particular favourite here. Unfortunately I felt it lost its initial swagger after that.

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A nation is in mourning. The Gates of Rome 2. It started off with an oomph that developed a slow pace and petered out. Should you read this?

Yes I said it.

I read govs first four around 15 years ago shortly after their release. Oct 05, Mohammed rated it liked it Shelves: The scene of betrayal and the subsequent actions of those that murdered him was very well done. At first, I thought I was in for a bumpy ride, as Octavian felt a bit awkward.

The Blood of Gods (Emperor, #5) by Conn Iggulden

It is counter-intuitive, but as Japanese igguldenn fighters will affirm, the instinctive reaction after thousands of hours of training is often faster than a blow resulting from a controlled decision.

This page was last edited on 9 Januaryat And needless to say, I did not miss much by skipping over it all. All in all a very entertaining and for me at least a quick read — solid 4 stars You can feel it in the few scenes with Brutus and Cassius, in the shifting of Mark Antony as he tries to find his own place of comfort and power, and in the resolution of Octavian Caesar to proclaim his adopted father a god, his assassins all slaughtered.


Kggulden The story of iygulden aftermath of the assassination of Julius Caesar in the Theatre of Pompey in 44BC is a familiar one, possibly the most famous of all Roman tales thanks to Shakespeare and Hollywood.

The Blood of Gods

Amazon Business Service for business customers. Ik snap zijn tijdslijnverandering met Sextus Pompeius, al was ik er even door in de war, en sowieso zijn zeeslagen voor mij moeilijk om over te off, ik weet ook niet waarom.

My favorite part about it was that it had no real villians, but things played out like there were. It was very convincing and he used historic facts as evidence, this book is great for getting people interested in history. The Emperor series is about Julius Caesar, and spans from his childhood to his assassination. Iggulden is always elegant in placing his stories in historical context and providing an equitable amount of background and backstory. Gods of War Emperor Series: I really enjoyed it, there were moments when I just stopped and waited contemplating what has happened.

He is transformed into a young man with a mission.