Leckie presents a vivid recreation of the life of the great Carthagenian general; succeeding in bringing the warrior to life. Man as but a shadow of a dream.
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Ride on the historic charge across the Alps and into battle against the Romans in Ross Leckie's debut novel Hannibal, an exuberant account of the life, love, and inner torment of the great Carthaginian general sworn to bringing defeat to the Romans. The novel begins with a scarred and defeated Hannibal, who recounts how he came from the shores of North Africa to the heart of the Italian peninsula. Leckie's book brings Hannibal to life through a realistic psychological profile and a well-researched account of the ancient general's life and military exploits. Leckie excels at describing Hannibal's tactics and the brilliance of his strategy, while rounding out the story with insights into Hannibal's family and marital life. Strap on the battle armor and mount your pachyderms--charge!!!Book Description:
Before Robert Harris's Imperium and Conn Iggulden's Troy came Hannibal, bringing alive on of the greatest heroes of the ancient world
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Book Description Regnery Publishing, Inc., 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0895263858