The Last Greek

by Aristotle Koskinas ATHENS, APRIL 2018 The novels The New Achilles and The Last Greek, by Christian Cameron, narrate the tale of Philopoemen – a statesman and general from the Greek city of Megalopolis. It is a story of cities and ...

The Last Greek

The Last Greek

Few writers are better at conjuring up a vision of Ancient Greece' THE TIMES * * * * * * * 210BCE. The most powerful empires in the world brawl over the spoils of a declawed Greece. Philopoemen has a vision to end the chaos and anarchy that consumes his homeland - to stop the endless wars and preserve the world he loves. He must resist the urge of the oligarchs to surrender to their oppressors and raise an army to defend his countrymen from the all-conquering powers of Sparta, Macedon and Rome. It is the last roll of the dice for the Achean League. The moment Philopoemen has been training for his whole life. The new Achilles is poised to restore the glory of the former empire. To herald a new era. To become the last great hero of Greece. * * * * * * * Praise for Christian Cameron: 'One of the finest writers of historical fiction in the world' BEN KANE 'The master of historical fiction' SUNDAY TIMES 'A storyteller at the height of his powers' HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY

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