The Gladiator is a novel (ISBN ) by Simon Scarrow, the ninth book in the Eagle series, where we see the return of Macro and Cato, this time. The Gladiator. Eagles of the Empire, Book 9. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their. The Gladiator [Simon Scarrow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing .

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Just send us an email and we’ll put the best up on the site. He’s courageous yet vulnerable and in general a well balanced, well written character. Something I thought deeply about in the book was that marcus when they were being transported to the slave market, he would keep telling people he was a citizen of Rome which kept getting him Beaten until they threatened to hurt his mother.

Marcus is our main character, a smart 10 year old, growing up on a farm with his parents during the Roman times. This book takes place in Rome 61BC ago.

A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. Storming stuff — Good Book Guide. Marcus saves her, and is bought by Caesar.

There dimon always consequences. Then throw in a lot of complications bullies, starvation, poverty, life-and-death situations. Jan 25, Tasha rated it really liked it.

This book is a total triumph, and reminds me of the freshness of the Eagle series at the beginning. Not a Member Yet? His father lies murdered by soldiers and his mother has been kidnapped and forced into slavery. In the publisher announced the intention to cease using the word “Eagle” in the title of books in this series, starting with Centurion.

The Roman Empire stretches from Hispania in the west to Armenia in the east, Merchantmen roam the seas, transporting wcarrow, livestock and all manner of goods. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This Book moves scarrow with great pace great action and great depth, there are very few punches pulled in the drama that is life and this book echos that, you could be forgiven for thinking that Macro and Cato would pop up at any moment if they had been born yetReaders of this gladuator could easily move on to the eagle series and vice versa.


Before he heads to Rome, however, Brixus shows up and tells him shocking news about Marcus’ past. Some proves to be fascinating, ecarrow the Athenians and the Spartan. It will be interesting to see the picture Scarrow paints of the city itself and patrician life over the next books.

Gladiator: Son of Spartacus by Simon Scarrow – review

The tenth book in the bestselling Chronicles of St Mary’s series which follows a group of tea-soaked disaster magnets as they hurtle their way around History. With “Fight for Freedom”, he steps back a century back in time, centering around the glaidator following the Spartacus rebellion.

Marcus is determined to find his father’s old commander, Pompeius the Great, to seek justice for his family and set his mother free. The story is violent by the nature of its topic, but it’s not over the top and shouldn’t shock a modern, TV-hardened boy of 11 years and older. Still, while it might have been obvious what the outcome was going to be, how the story got there wasn’t always as predictable. For all of that, he still maintains this level of decency and morality.

Children and teenagers Children’s books: You can read more book reviews or buy Gladiator: This is a very good book for any person who is into action filled books. Create An Account Why Join? A vast fleet of pirate ships has gathered, black pennants somon in the breeze. I would rate this book four out of five.

Retrieved from ” https: T his book is the third in the Gladiator trilogy. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I’ll definitely be looking out for the second book in this series and will likely also check out some of the authors other books. His age works at first, because he still has a lot of childhood innocence and believes that people will believe him if he tells the truth and that people will 3. Book 1 of 4.


Headline Hope for the Best Jodi Taylor. The books cover the experiences of the two soldiers, initially as experienced centurion and new optioin battles in Germania and the invasion of Britain by Claudius as part of the Legio II Augusta. Mar 07, Isabelle Ley rated it it was ok.

The fourth and final novel of the series was released in Jun and is called The Fields of Death.

The Gladiator (Scarrow novel) – Wikipedia

Commander Pompeius,Marcus Cornelius Primus, Mom,Dad,Soldiers of Rome The Genre of the book is young adult fiction simno the book was made for kids, and it was a fictional book about the way gladiaator Marcus learns how to survive and be a gladiator.

As a pirate recruit under Captain Bulla, Telemachus faces cruel initiation rites and the dangerous enmity of the ship’s ambitious first mate. Keep calm, because The Nice and Accurate Good Omens TV Companion is your ultimate guide to the upcoming apocalypse, which is scheduled to happen on a Saturday, just after tea. The language is simple enough — it is not the kind of language that you could read in novels like The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown, but that does not rob the excitement from reading it.

There’s the ultimate plot twist He is best known for his Eagles of the Empire series of Roman military fiction set in the territories of the Roman Empire, covering the second invasion of Britain and the subsequent prolonged campaign undertaken by the rump of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

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Ik zou dit boek aanraden aan jongens en meiden in de leeftijd van 12 tot 16 jaar die wel houden van een spannend en leerzaam avontuur. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I would say a good job to Simon Scarrow on this book. You can’t change History.