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  • Published: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405921534
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

The Falcon of Sparta

The bestselling author of the Emperor and Conqueror series' returns to the Ancient World




Based on one of history's most epic stories of adventure, Conn Iggulden's latest bestseller pits Persians against Spartans in a legendary battle.

In the Ancient World, one army was feared above all others.

401 BC. The Persian king Artaxerxes rules an empire stretching from the Aegean to northern India.
As many as fifty million people are his subjects. His rule is absolute.

But the sons of Sparta are eager to play the game of thrones . . .

Battles can be won - or lost - with a single blow. Princes fall. And when the dust of civil war settles, the Spartans are left stranded in the heart of an enemy's empire, without support, without food and without water. Far from home, surrounded by foes, it falls to the young soldier Xenophon to lead the survivors against Artaxerxes' legendary Persian warriors.

  • Pub date: 4 June 2019
  • ISBN: 9781405921534
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Conn Iggulden

Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. Stormbird is the first book in his brilliant new series set during the Wars of the Roses, an extraordinary period of British history. His previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongul Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number one bestsellers. Conn Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children.
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