Key title The third volume in the acclaimed Emperor series, in which Conn Iggulden brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the astonishing life of Julius Caesar -- an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction. The third volume in the Emperor series, a fictionalised account of the life of Julius Caesar, told as a fast-paced historical adventure in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell. The first volume EMPEROR: THE GATES OF ROME reached No. 2 in the Sunday Times Bestseller list, and the second volume EMPEROR: THE DEATH OF KINGS reached No. 1 EMPEROR: THE DEATH OF KINGS remained in the Top Ten for 10 weeks EMPEROR 1 and 2 have sold over 80,000 hardbacks Competition: Bernard Cornwell, Valerio Manfredi, Steven Pressfield, Christian Jacq, Allan Massie, Allan Mallinson
Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full-time writer. Married with two children, he lives in Hertfordshire.
'If you liked Gladiator, you'll love Emperor' The Times 'A brilliant story -- I wish I'd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.' Bernard Cornwell 'The great events and breathtaking brutality of the times are brought lavishly to life.' Guardian