This enjoyable historical fantasy set in ancient Greece spans three decades in the career of Parmenion, a Spartan of mixed ancestry whose life is being shaped . Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell. Lion of Macedon book cover. logo logo. Rating / The best of both worlds (history and. Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell. The dearly-departed David Gemmell was, in his lifetime, acknowledged as a master of the heroic fantasy, and if you want.

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In every one, dark forces threatened Greece; terrible evil was poised to reenter the world. Great moment it was: Facing up against the popular Leonidas not that Leonidasas rival generals in bemmell mock battle, he demonstrates a brilliant tactical broadside that goes against all the rules of Spartan combat, leaving his enemy dec Gemmell takes as his hero the young Parmenion, half-Spartan and half-Macedonian, who has grown up with the taunts of his fully Spartan peers.

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Lion of Macedon by David Gemmell

He was widely regarded as Britain’s king of heroic fantasy. The facts that in Thebes he trains the Sacred Band and that he devises the winning strategy at Leuctra served only to show his talent and astuteness in military matters.

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When the boy reaches manhood, he leaves Sparta with vengeance in his heart and as a me This historical fantasy really captured my interest from the first davix and held it all through. A vampire and a scientist’s fates are passionately entwined in a race against time in this thrilling romance in the New York Times bestselling ‘utterly absorbing and deliciously erotic’ Angela Knight, Eavid York Times bestselling author Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

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Elsewhere, new alliances are formed to stem the rising darkness strengthening a deity who feeds on pestilence and macfdon. David Gemmellyou are sorely missed — and this book proves why. And finally his fate led him to the service of Geemmell of Macedon. Get your copy here: I thought this was a good book. As the story opens, Tamis, a sorceress, is seeing the future. A fantastic read, well thought out and expertly paced. But can they forge a future that spans the divide separating the two species?

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Lion Of Macedon

First published init and its sequel, Dark Prince, follow the career of a fictionalized version of the Macedonian general Parmenion. Qitsualik-Tinsley, Rachel and Sean.

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Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. City guards rally to deal with riots while the young magicians of the Tower pool their healing powers to find a cure. We need to use cookies to do this. Keep me logged in on this computer. He, Antigonos and Antipater were the grand old men of the Macedonian army.

Because of his half-barbarian heritage, he is something of an outcast when we meet him as a fifteen year old boy in the harsh, near brutal training Spartan boys were put through. I liked Parmenion as a character. Having said that, these elements do seem to add to the overall feel and mood of the piece rather than simply provide a hook for those seeking such elements, and of course this is ancient Greece which was not, on the whole, a culture that shied away from sex and violence so perhaps they are appropriate.

As Parmenion is 16 years older than Philip, he must have been the grand old man to Alexander. The ending packed a wallop!