Attila : The Gathering Of The Storm

Author(s): William Napier

Fiction

The trilogy is a bloodstained epic about the Fall of Rome, and its enigmatic destroyer: Attila the Hun. The 5th century has dawned in blood. The fate of the Roman Empire lies in the hands of two men - Aetius and Attila - the Roman and the hun. Both prepared to lay down their lives - one in defence of the Empire, and the other in pursuit of its absolute destruction. A friendship forged in childhood has been torn asunder, as Aetius and Attila return to their respective homelands. Both are confronted by pretenders to the crown - in Rome and in the Hunnish territories - both are prepared to seize power by any means necessary. For two men, the bonds of youth must die, and the call of duty - and destiny - be answered. A story of sex and power, violence and war, prophecy and madness, set amid one of the most bloodthirsty and tumultuous periods in history.

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The ATTILA trilogy is a bloodstained epic about the Fall of Rome, and its enigmatic destroyer: Attila the Hun. It's a story of sex, power and extreme violence and the events that put the final nails in the coffin of Roman Europe Attila is one of those elusive figures whose notoriety is only exceeded by his mystery. The perfect mix for historical fiction Conn Iggulden has demonstrated that the interest in the great stories of the past (particularly military stories) is still at its height William Napier is a fantastic craftsman of prose and possesses a wealth of knowledge of the time. An impressive combination 'If you think you don't like historical fiction, you haven't read William Napier' The Times

William Napier was born in 1965 and educated in Cheltenham, Oxford and London. He lives in Wiltshire and travels widely.

General Fields

  • : 9780752874333
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : February 2007
  • : 234mm X 153mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Napier
  • : Paperback
  • : export ed
  • : 320