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Protector (Athenian Book 2)

Protector (Athenian Book 2)

by Conn Iggulden

Publisher Michael Joseph

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About the book

TWO LEGENDARY BATTLES.

ONE FEARLESS WARRIOR . . .

THE BATTLE OF SALAMIS

Persian King Xerxes stands over the smoking ruins of Athens, an army of slaves at his back. Come to destroy, once and for all, everything that the city stands for, he stares pitilessly at the hopelessly outnumbered Greeks.
Veteran soldier Themistocles cannot push the Persians back by force on land, and so he so does so by stealth, at sea. Over three long days, the greatest naval battle of the ancient world will unfold, a bloody war between the democracy of Athens and the tyranny of Sparta.

THE BATTLE OF PLATAEA

Less than a year later, the Persian return to reconquer the Greeks. Tens of thousands of soldiers on both sides ready themselves for war. For the Spartans, Plataea is chance to avenge their defeat at Thermopylae. For the people of Athens, threatened on all sides, nothing less than the survival of democracy is at stake. And once again Themistocles, the hero of Salamis, will risk everything - his honour, his friendships, even his life - to protect his country.

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About the Author

Conn Iggulden

Born in London, Conn Iggulden read English at London University and worked as a teacher for seven years before becoming a full time writer. He is married and lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children.


Since publication of The Gates of Rome, Conn has written a further thirteen books including the wildly successful The Dangerous Book for Boys.


He also writes fantasy fiction under the name C.F. Iggulden.

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