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THE LION, THE FIRST BOOK IN CONN IGGULDEN’S EPIC NEW SERIES THE GOLDEN AGE.

After the Gods.

After the Myths and Legends came the world of Men.

In their front rank stood Pericles. The Lion of the Golden Age.

EXPERIENCE THE EPIC BATTLEFIELDS OF ANCIENT GREECE WITH MASTER STORYTELLER CONN IGGULDEN

‘Brings war in the ancient world to vivid, gritty and bloody life’ Anthony Riches
‘Another masterpiece from Iggulden’ 5***** Reader Review
‘It’s like being on the battlefield’ 5***** Reader Review
‘An epic piece of historical fiction, full of political intrigue and vivid action’
Robert Fabbri

© Conn Iggulden 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

Critics Review

  • Pacy and propulsive, Conn Iggulden’s latest historical epic heads back to the battlefields and warships of the Ancient World . . . Crackling with energy, violence and stirring speeches, Lion chronicles power struggles, political machinations and the bloodthirsty ravages of up-close combat

    Daily Mail
  • Iggulden draws the Greek world convincingly and he is strongest writing battle scenes

    THE TIMES
  • Praise for Conn Iggulden

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  • Iggulden tells an absolutely cracking story…the pace is nail-biting and the set dressing magnificent

    The Times
  • One of our finest historical novelists

    Daily Express
  • Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction

    Daily Mirror

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