'Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life' ANTHONY RICHES
Discover the rise and fall of the world's greatest empire in the stunning first instalment of The Golden Age, an epic new series from the nation's finest historical novelist
PRE-ORDER THE LION, THE FIRST BOOK IN CONN IGGULDEN'S EPIC NEW SERIES THE GOLDEN AGE.
After the Gods.
After the Myths and Legends came the world of Men.
In their front rank stood Pericles. The Lion of the Golden Age.
'Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life' Anthony Riches
'Another masterpiece from Iggulden' 5***** Reader Review
'It's like being on the battlefield' 5***** Reader Review
'An epic piece of historical fiction, full of political intrigue and vivid action' Robert FabbriEXPERIENCE THE EPIC BATTLEFIELDS OF ANCIENT GREECE WITH MASTER STORYTELLER CONN IGGULDEN
Praise for Lion
Praise for Conn Iggulden-
Iggulden tells an absolutely cracking story...the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificentThe Times
One of our finest historical novelistsDaily Express
Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fictionDaily Mirror
Pacy...and packed with actionSunday Times
Breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of timesStar
Compelling readingWoman and Home
Pacy and propulsive, Conn Iggulden's latest historical epic heads back to the battlefields and warships of the Ancient World . . . Crackling with energy, violence and stirring speeches, Lion chronicles power struggles, political machinations and the bloodthirsty ravages of up-close combatDaily Mail
Iggulden draws the Greek world convincingly and he is strongest writing battle scenesTHE TIMES
The master historical storyteller returns with the first of a new pair of novels about Athenian general and politician Pericles. This swords-and-sandals epic brings the sights, sounds and smells of the ancient world to life, telling the story of the ongoing clash of empires between Greece and Persia. Conn Iggulden's research is second-to-none and his writing has never been more addictive. At home, Pericles is navigating a difficult marriage while shoring up his position in Athenian politics and art. But, in this gripping read, he also faces the ever-present threat of a resurgent Persia on the battlefield.Daily Express