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"'Wonderfully-imagined...Richly atmospheric, stunningly graphic, intense and extraordinary'" (NELSON DEMILLE)
"'A cracking, fast-paced contemporary re-telling of the legend that is Alexander ... Pressfield brings him alive for the modern audience with the verve and skill with which he conjured the heroes of Thermopylae in Gates of Fire.'" (MANDA SCOTT)
"'If you want to know what it might have felt like to ride into battle with Alexander, read this striking book...blends a scholar's accuracy and a novelist's eye.'" (BARRY STRAUSS, author of Salamis)
"'Pressfield has tackled a subject worthy of his enormous talent...and triumphed again.'" (STEPHEN COONTS)
"'Deeply researched, dashingly written...this is a a terrific performance'" (INDEPENDENT)
Pressfield brings his magisterial touch to the story of the colossus of the ancient world: Alexander the Great.See all Product Description
I enjoyed this book. It is well written and thoroughly researched. Initially I was somewhat put off by the author choosing to write it in the first person but over time that grew... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Richard Chignell
What hero's are made of. Powerful stuff with many surprises . Maybe a bit more story and a little less analysis.Published 21 months ago by Two Ton Ted
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Steven Pressfield is one of my favourite fiction authors,... Read more
This is an interesting attempt to see the remarkable reign of Alexander the Great through the eyes of the noble Argead himself. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Charles Vasey
Gates of Fire, Tide of War, The Last Amazons; all brilliant except the Alexander: The Virtues of War. Why? Read morePublished on 29 July 2011 by MillenniumFalcon
What a disappointment!
After reading Gates of Fire, which I have reviewed and given 5 stars as that book is one of the best I've read, I went for another of Steven... Read more
A historical fiction well worth the read it is well written and excellent in the Factual parts dealing with Alexader himself. Read morePublished on 5 Sept. 2010 by Mr. Barry Good