Clash of Eagles

Clash of Eagles

Book One of the Hesperian Trilogy

Book - 2015
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"In a world where the Roman Empire never fell, a legion under the command of general Gaius Marcellinus invades the newly-discovered North American continent. But Marcellinus and his troops have woefully underestimated the fighting prowess of the Native American inhabitants. When Gaius is caught behind enemy lines and spared, he must reevaluate his allegiances and find a new place in this strange land"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Del Rey,, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780804177221
0804177228
Branch Call Number: FICTION Smale 2015
Characteristics: 412 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm

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AlmadenAFS
Nov 08, 2015

Not bad but a slow read. Mind switches from past to present as names, places challenge actual history. If nothing else it will keep you guessing.

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Rumpel11
Sep 11, 2015

Noted with approval by Steve Mirsky in Scientific American's column "Anti-Gravity" (July, 2015)

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yo918
Jun 06, 2015

Personally, I love these "alternate history" novels, the "what if" fantasy. And this one is original if nothing else...a Roman soldier in Cahokia in a world where the Roman Empire is still going strong in the days just before real history saw Europeans begin their invasion of the American continent. Notice I didn't say "discovery"? Aren't I politically correct? Anyhow, all I will say is that this novel makes me really want to see the next installment in the series.

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