Michael Grant





Michael Grant

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born
in London, England, The United Kingdom
November 21, 1914

died
October 04, 2004

gender
male

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About this author

Michael Grant was an English classisist, numismatist, and author of numerous popular books on ancient history. His 1956 translation of Tacitus’s Annals of Imperial Rome remains a standard of the work. He once described himself as "one of the very few freelances in the field of ancient history: a rare phenomenon". As a popularizer, his hallmarks were his prolific output and his unwillingness to oversimplify or talk down to his readership.

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More books by Michael Grant…
“It’s not the monsters who are so completely different that are scary, Sanjit reflected. It’s the ones who are too human. They carry with them the warning that what happened to them might happen to you, too.”
Michael Grant, Gladiators

“Albert aimed his flashlight down into the hole.
Gold,' Albert Said
Quinn was a little surprised by Albert's er of fact tone.
he'd half expected a Gollum like,My precioussss or something.
Hunger-By Micheal Grant”
Michael Grant, Hunger: A Gone Novel

“it couldn't last. Everyone was killing time. But if all they did was kill time, time would end up killing them.”
Michael Grant, Gone Series Complete Collection: Gone, Hunger, Lies, Plague, Fear, Light