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doc ↠ The Risen ✓ Read Ï David Anthony Durham ✓ [Read] ➭ The Risen Author David Anthony Durham – From the author of the widely praised Pride of Carthage the superb fictional rendering of Hannibal’s epic military campaigns against Carthage’s archenemy Rome comes the Oman senator and commander saddled with the unenviable task of uashing an insurrection of mere slaves; and other players in a vast spectacle of bloodshed heroism and treachery     In the pages of The Risen the term the slaves in revolt have adopted for themselves an entire teeming world comes into view with great clarity and titanic drama with nothing less than the future of the ancient world at stake No one brings verve intelligence and freshness to the novel of the classical age than David Anthony Durha It's hard to read a book knowing that the main characters are all going to lose in the end especially when you grow to care about the characters through the book I think the author did a good job in introducing a cast of characters that participated or did not participate from the disaffected Romans Rufius Baebia and Nonus to the soldiers Castus and Drenis to those who choose not to participate Kaleb to the women who provide a link to the gods Laelia Astera and Vectia There's a huge cast of characters whose voices are heardThe betrayals that took place were a nice touch each person looking out for their perceived self interest It's emphasises the honourable ie Spartacus as someone that they look up to It also emphasised that Spartacus' rebellion could have succeeded if everyone participated or dared to participate I guess there are also easy parallels in our modern world if everyone joined someone whose cause was just then the ruling power would easily fall It's only because we prefer the safety of the known that such efforts to make a better world failIt's a well written novel though I did finish it feeling a little meh

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Iew Spartacus the visionary captive and gladiator whose toughness and charisma turn a prison break into a multi cultural revolt that threatens an empire; his consort the oracular Astera whose connection to the spirit world and its omens guides the uprising’s progress; Nonus a Roman soldier working both sides of the conflict in a half adroit half desperate attempt to save his life; Laelia and Hustus two shepherd children drawn into the ranks of the slave rebellion; Kaleb the slave secretary to Crassus the R I just finished beta reading this so I cannot attest to the final published form but trust me people This will be among the best historical fiction novels you'll have read Very well researched with characters delicious and diverse And no spoilers from me

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The RisenFrom the author of the widely praised Pride of Carthage the superb fictional rendering of Hannibal’s epic military campaigns against Carthage’s archenemy Rome comes the perfect follow up an eually superb novel of the legendary gladiator Spartacus and the vast slave revolt he led that came ever so close to bringing Rome with its supposedly invincible legions to its knees In this thrilling and panoramic historical novel we see one of the most storied uprisings of classical times from multiple points of v Author's exciting take on the rise and fall of Spartacus who instigated a slave rebellion and was finally overcome through treachery and the forces of Marcus Licinius Crassus Spartacus' slave band called themselves The RisenRecommended