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Hannibal Enemy of Rome

Read Hannibal Enemy of Rome Hannibal Enemy of Rome Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ben Kane · 6 Review ENEMY OF ROMEThe great Carthaginian general Hannibal has never forgotten the defeat and humiliation of his father by Rome Now he plans his revenge and the destruction of the old enemySOLDIER OF CARTHAGEWhile Hannibal prepares for war the young son of one of his m. Actual rating is 35 starsThis takes place during the war between the Carthaginians and the Romans This novel is a historical fiction novel In this one we follow two young Carthaginians as they go fishing one day and get lost at sea Their whole lives change as they are captured and sold into slavery in ItalyI have read several of Ben Kane s novels and I have yet to read a bad one One of the aspects I love about his novels is that I become immersed in the setting of that time A reader can tell that the author does his research and one of his goals is to really represent the era and the setting While I did enjoy this book I did think this wasn t the author s best opening book for one of his series I think the problem was that it was a little misleading as I was expecting Hannibal He was there but we really don t get to know the man Instead he is used as the driving force for the drama that is present in this book Don t get me wrong I enjoyed the drama The relationship between slave and master was well developed and I found it really touching in one particular scene I also enjoyed the subplot between the two brothers that do not see eye to eyeI enjoyed this book and I will definitely continue with the series It did have some flaws though Basically I wanted background on Hannibal We get the infamous trek through the Alps but even that felt like it was skimmed This book isn t about Hannibal It is about the fictional characters and the message about how opposing forces aren t necessarily evil and the enemy They are human and things might be different if there were different circumstances Maria dos Canos Serrados used as the driving force for the drama that is present in this book Don t get me wrong I enjoyed the drama The relationship between slave and master was well developed and I found it really touching in one particular scene I also enjoyed the subplot between the two brothers that do not see eye to eyeI enjoyed this book and I will definitely continue with the series It did have some flaws though Basically I wanted background on Hannibal We get the infamous trek through the Alps but even that felt like it was skimmed This book isn t about Hannibal It is about the fictional characters and the message about how opposing forces aren t necessarily evil and the enemy They are human and things might be different if there were different circumstances

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Read Hannibal Enemy of Rome Hannibal Enemy of Rome Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ben Kane · 6 Review Or family againA WORLD AFLAMEBut their destiny interwoven and linked with that of their Roman masters is to be an extraordinary one The devastating war unleashed upon Rome by Hannibal will last for nearly twenty years It will change their lives and history forev. Hannibal by Ben Kane A triumph of a novelSome time ago I read and reviewed with a very favourable review Ben s first trilogy the Forgotten Legion At the time those three books along with a few works by Anthony Riches Douglas Jackson and Simon Scarrow very much set the standard for Roman historical fiction Certain scenes from those books have stayed with me no matter how much other Roman fiction I read and that is most of what I read I consider a book that still has an effect on the reader a long time after reading to be a rousing successMove on one book and up a thousand notchesHannibal took me by surprise I have an interest in all Roman history but my knowledge of the Punic war period is considerably less than other eras I did understand beforehand that at this point the Roman army was of a Graeco Etruscan force than the military machine the world generally remembers drawn from citizen volunteers rather than a standing force I knew as does everyone about the crossing of the Alps Beyond that my knowledge of the conflicts and the peoples is almost entirely drawn from holiday visits to Spain Italy and Tunisia I was unsure what to expect with the book as I really didn t know how much of an enthralling tale Ben could spin out of the bare bones of what I knewThe upshot is that despite the title of this book the tale is not about Hannibal Oh it s about that campaign and Hannibal is in it even to the point of being an important supporting character But it is not about him Eually those events from the sacking of Saguntum through the crossing of the Alps and the first conflicts in Northern Italy are the central events around which the story hinges but they are not the story itselfThe story is actually the tale of a Carthaginian nobleman and his three sons and a RomanOscan family from near Capua It is a heart wrenching tale of friends and enemies experiencing the build up to and beginnings of a war between their peoples and the effects this has on their lives and relationships Don t get me wrong this is no family saga of the little old lady variety and includes just the right amount of warfare intrigue danger and adventure to make it a page turner in every respect but it has the refreshing aspect of being a family saga as well something I ve not seen done well in ancient novels beforeIn fact as I think about it the only book I can use to compare is Guy Gavriel Kay s Lions of Al Rassan and I consider this a high complement since GGK has been my favourite writer since my teens There is a similar doom between the books looking at friends separated by a gulf of nationality and fated to meet in those most unhappy of circumstancesEssentially I loved Hannibal and rank it up with my faves now I think it has seen Ben s writing take on a whole new strength and its particular draw for me is his depth of character and family on both sides the realism of the people and the sympathy and empathy the reader cannot help but feel Having read this I am now champing at the bit for the two Spartacus novels one of which is waiting on my shelf and the other is released shortlyBravo Ben Hannibal 2 now eagerly awaited Historia De La Argentina Deseada Ensayo unleashed This Is Not That Dawn upon Rome by Hannibal will last for nearly twenty years It will change their lives and history forev. Hannibal by Ben Kane A triumph of a novelSome time ago I read and reviewed with a very favourable review Ben s first trilogy the Forgotten Legion At the time those three books along with a few works by Anthony Riches Douglas Jackson and Simon Scarrow very much set the standard for Roman historical fiction Certain scenes from those books have stayed with me no matter how much other Roman fiction I read and that is most of what I read I consider a book that still has an effect on the reader a long time after reading to be a rousing successMove on one book and El juego de Sade up a thousand notchesHannibal took me by surprise I have an interest in all Roman history but my knowledge of the Punic war period is considerably less than other eras I did The Coast of Utopia understand beforehand that at this point the Roman army was of a Graeco Etruscan force than the military machine the world generally remembers drawn from citizen volunteers rather than a standing force I knew as does everyone about the crossing of the Alps Beyond that my knowledge of the conflicts and the peoples is almost entirely drawn from holiday visits to Spain Italy and Tunisia I was Girl of Nightmares unsure what to expect with the book as I really didn t know how much of an enthralling tale Ben could spin out of the bare bones of what I knewThe The Very Expensive Coconut upshot is that despite the title of this book the tale is not about Hannibal Oh it s about that campaign and Hannibal is in it even to the point of being an important supporting character But it is not about him Eually those events from the sacking of Saguntum through the crossing of the Alps and the first conflicts in Northern Italy are the central events around which the story hinges but they are not the story itselfThe story is actually the tale of a Carthaginian nobleman and his three sons and a RomanOscan family from near Capua It is a heart wrenching tale of friends and enemies experiencing the build The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story up to and beginnings of a war between their peoples and the effects this has on their lives and relationships Don t get me wrong this is no family saga of the little old lady variety and includes just the right amount of warfare intrigue danger and adventure to make it a page turner in every respect but it has the refreshing aspect of being a family saga as well something I ve not seen done well in ancient novels beforeIn fact as I think about it the only book I can Ayodhya use to compare is Guy Gavriel Kay s Lions of Al Rassan and I consider this a high complement since GGK has been my favourite writer since my teens There is a similar doom between the books looking at friends separated by a gulf of nationality and fated to meet in those most May God Bless You Dear unhappy of circumstancesEssentially I loved Hannibal and rank it The Sun that Rose from the Earth up with my faves now I think it has seen Ben s writing take on a whole new strength and its particular draw for me is his depth of character and family on both sides the realism of the people and the sympathy and empathy the reader cannot help but feel Having read this I am now champing at the bit for the two Spartacus novels one of which is waiting on my shelf and the other is released shortlyBravo Ben Hannibal 2 now eagerly awaited

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Read Hannibal Enemy of Rome Hannibal Enemy of Rome Summary ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ben Kane · 6 Review Ost trusted military commanders goes on an innocent adventure with his best friend and disappearsSLAVERYCaptured by pirates put up for sale in the slave market one of the boys is sold as a gladiator the other as a field slave They believe they will never see home. Ancient Medieval group read A novel with a strong adventure flavour that uses tactics of suspense At first the simplicity of the writing bothered me but plotting skills swept me up Simple needn t be bad in my book crude is bad and the world of the novel isn t crudely thought out I liked the presentation from both sides Carthaginian and Roman with uick switches between them Carthaginians might have an edge in our sympathies but they commit atrocities too The book is warm hearted and has a conscience about what people do in war It looks at prejudices and war hatreds It has a knack for skipping the boring bits and a flexibility in the telling It doesn t dwell too much on so called action than which nothing is dull What s not to like Govinda The Aryavarta Chronicles #1 up for sale in the slave market one of the boys is sold as a gladiator the other as a field slave They believe they will never see home. Ancient Medieval group read A novel with a strong adventure flavour that La belle au bois dormant uses tactics of suspense At first the simplicity of the writing bothered me but plotting skills swept me No Breaking My Heart Barefoot William Beach #5 up Simple needn t be bad in my book crude is bad and the world of the novel isn t crudely thought out I liked the presentation from both sides Carthaginian and Roman with A Biography of Innovations uick switches between them Carthaginians might have an edge in our sympathies but they commit atrocities too The book is warm hearted and has a conscience about what people do in war It looks at prejudices and war hatreds It has a knack for skipping the boring bits and a flexibility in the telling It doesn t dwell too much on so called action than which nothing is dull What s not to like


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    Free read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Ben Kane E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane Ben Kane · 6 Review Initial thoughts More a 35 Stars but not uite enough consistency all the way through to round up give it a 4 despite it being a flowing read which is always a good signFuller review to follow Have been a hum a har

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    Read Hannibal Enemy of Rome E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane Actual rating is 35 starsThis takes place during the war between the Carthaginians and the Romans This novel is a historical fiction novel In this one we follow two young Carthaginians as they go fishing one day and get lost at sea Their whole lives change as they are captured and sold into slavery in ItalyI have read several of Ben Kane's novels and I have yet to read a bad one One of the aspects I love about his novels is that

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    Read Hannibal Enemy of Rome Ben Kane · 6 Review Free read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Ben Kane I found Dr Kane’s novel a very entertaining and readable look at the beginnings of the Second Punic War Let me state what this novel is not It is not the story of Hannibal Barca He is at most a major supporting character in the novel What this novel is the story of the opening moves of the 2nd Punic war the RomanCartha

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    E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane After the excellent Forgotten Legion Trilogy I wondered what Ben Kane would treat us to next and how long would it be before we can convince him to return to do book 4 of the Forgotten seriesWhen the Title was announced Hannibal Enemy of Rome i was really pleased I had recently watched the BBC drama on Hannibal's trail i

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    Ben Kane · 6 Review Free read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Ben Kane E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane Rating 55 10Dear Ben Kane I want to like you I really do I abandoned your first novel “The Forgotten Legion” but gave you a second chance on “Hannibal” “The Forgotten Legion” was good daring and bold but it read too much like a fir

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    Free read Ç PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB · Ben Kane E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane Ben Kane · 6 Review Although I do own other books set in the Roman period this was not only the first I got around to reading but also my first encounter with author Ben Kane's workWhile I can't say it endeared itself to me in exactly the same way as those set in later times ie Viking Saxon Norman etc that I prefer I have to give significa

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    E–pub/E–book [Hannibal Enemy of Rome] Ø Ben Kane I truly loved this book enough in fact to search out the next in the series This is written about an era that does not actually grab mewhich makes my rating all the wonderful I loved the two boys Hanno and uintus and Aurelia

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