The Falcon of Sparta

The bestselling author of the Emperor and Conqueror series' returns to the Ancient World
by Conn Iggulden
$45.00

Publisher: Penguin UK

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

ISBN: 9780718181468

Binding: Hardback

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In the Ancient World, one army was feared above all others. This is their story.

When Cyrus, brother to the Great King of Persia, attempts to overthrow his reckless sibling, he employs a Greek mercenary army of 10,000 soldiers. When this army becomes stranded as a result of the unexpected death of Cyrus, and then witnesses the treacherous murder of its entire officer corps, despair overtakes them.

One man, Xenophon, rallies the Greeks. As he attempts to lead them to freedom across 1,500 miles of hostile territory seething with adversaries, 10,000 men set off on the long way home.