Finalmente Macrone e Catone sono tornati dalla Britannia , ultima conquista celebrata con un immeritato trionfo dall'imperatore Claudio. You didn't notice it at first but when you do it's not something you can easily forget. Here a large portion of the book is taken up by the action. Le milizie romane sono disposte lungo tutti i confini del gigantesco impero: dal Mediterraneo al Mare del Nord, dall'Atlantico alle rive del Nilo. Y eso no es spoiler si se sabe un mínimo de historia, ya que el libro empieza en el año 54. I remember Julia and I don't buy it.
At times I found myself skipping bits because I had read them so often before. Simon does it again After having a few years off of this series I have returned to it with the same enthusiasm as I had before. In this story Cato at last meets his son and shock, horror, finds his dead wife was unfaithful and has put him in serious debt. I find that very unlikely. Il solito mix riuscito di adrenalina e storia. Is there a revelation to come? È un grande esperto di storia romana.
His wife has died and now he must get to know a son he has never met. The plus side first then. Quelli in cui il corso degli eventi determina per sempre il futuro. En esta ocasión, hay un giro de guión sorprendente alrededor de la vida privada de Cato, que veremos en qué acaba. The more so when, in general, the story is as good as anything else the author has created for this series.
Inutile, ogni colpo di Scarrow è un colpo a segno. So, in summary, this leaves the book like one of those precious vases with a crack in it. » Mail on Sunday Simon Scarrow È nato in Nigeria. The start was a bit clichéd, but it get going well once they are in Spain. Si has llegado hasta este volumen es que te gustaban los anteriores. It took nearly halfway through to see any sort of conflict and the ending was telegraphed more so than usual. But along with the personal situation this is a fast paced adventure that puts Macro and Cato in some nail biting situations with some ingenious ways of getting out of them.
You know what you're getting with Scarrow's Eagle series. I worry about his health. «Il miglior scrittore di romanzi storici? The book contains a wonderful detailed account about the Praetorian Guard at the end of the book, while at the beginning you'll find two well-drawn maps of Hispania and the Imperial Mine at Argentium, as well as a Praetorian Guard Chain of Command, and finally an always exciting looking Cast List. Being the intellectual of the two main characters, his new attitude did make me pause. For me, this meant I knew right from the journey to Spain that this was the reason our main characters were selected f A good addition to this series with some interesting twists and returning characters from the early days of the Eagles books. Macro on Cato - How much more can one man take? Long story short, if you are new to the series, give it a go.
To say that Macro and Cato's return to Rome is less than happy would be a supreme understatement - especially for Cato. Whilst there are some negatives I do have I'll get onto them later I do think that this is still a well-written book. This is a tautly written and well-paced adventure that puts a new spin on a perenial problem for the two protagonists. Since this is in the Iberian region our heroes are baking r The plot thickens. Register a free 1 month Trial Account. It has everything in a book for a historical fiction and most fantasy fans.
It feels both hasty and heavy handed. Plus, I want Macro to find a steady lady of his own. There is the battle in front of them and the shadow war for the control of the Imperium. Ho cominciato a leggere questa nuova avventura di Macrone e Catone picchi giorni fa sono al capitolo 22 e come al solito, la lettura riesce a mantenermi incollato al mio Kindle non uso la versione cartacea per parecchio tempo ed è sempre una grande emozione poter entrare a far parte delle vicissitudini di questi due romani doc, spesso inviati speciali per le svariate missioni attraverso l'impero a servizio di Roma. Remember him from the early books on Britannia? Io, estimatrice senza riserve di Simon Scarrow, devo per una volta ricredermi. Believing it to be true. Personalmente, me gusta mucho más toda la trama de intrigas y polítiqueo, así como la vida en Roma, y en este volumen tenemos una buena ración.
Ma saranno in grado di eguagliare la disciplina e il coraggio dei legionari? It's a testament to the masterful story-telling that have kept us readers hooked and following from Book 1 to now Book 15, and how Cato and Macro are not just two dimensional characters in a book but figures we can empathise with, and feel sad for. Todo ello los coloca en una posición de vulnerabilidad. This doesn't simply write Julia out of the series, it destroys her. Cato and Macro always seem to be in some tight fix, and I guess the author got bored of Romans saving each other by the end. Lejos del campo de combate, las puñaladas pueden llegar por cualquier sitio. They are up against a cunning rebel leader who will stop at nothing to stir up rebellion in the colony.