By Andrew Levkoff
"No very good soul is exempt from a mix of madness." - Aristotle
At 19, they chained Alexandros to the giant tail of a successful Roman military marching domestic; only one extra morsel between hundreds of thousands for a urban continuously hungry for an additional aiding 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 struggle of revenge. Alexandros will do whatever to forestall him.
From the Historical Novel Society review: "Readers don't need to learn the 1st quantity to be able to get pleasure from this present one, and Roman historical past buffs may be in a position to wager the form of the hot 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 facet via virtually every thing, with out ever sentimentalizing his slave prestige (Crassus may perhaps like Alexander, yet he's additionally speedy to threaten floggings whilst he's in a nasty temper) or filling the personality with unbelievable braveries."
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