By Andrew Levkoff
"No first-class soul is exempt from a mix of madness." - Aristotle
At 19, they chained Alexandros to the huge tail of a triumphant Roman military marching domestic; only one extra morsel between hundreds of thousands for a urban continually hungry for an additional assisting of slaves. 30 years later, he rides on the head of 7 legions beside his grasp and benefactor. Marcus Licinius Crassus is a guy bent upon a warfare of revenge. Alexandros will do whatever to forestall him.
From the Historical Novel Society review: "Readers don't need to learn the 1st quantity so that it will get pleasure from this present one, and Roman heritage buffs might be in a position to bet the form of the recent book's plot: Crassus, financier, doting father and husband, disgruntled triumvir, and would-be conqueror of the East. Levkoff has Alexander the slave at his master's aspect via virtually every little thing, with out ever sentimentalizing his slave prestige (Crassus could like Alexander, yet he's additionally speedy to threaten floggings while he's in a nasty temper) or filling the personality with inconceivable braveries."
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