Simon Scarrow





Simon Scarrow

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January 01, 1962

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Simon Scarrow is a UK-based author, born in Nigeria, and now living in Norfolk. He completed a master's degree at the University of East Anglia, and, after working at the Inland Revenue, went into teaching as a lecturer at City College, Norwich.

He is best known for his "Eagle" series. This is Roman empire military fiction, starting with the second invasion of Britain, and continuing with subsequent adventures in every corner of the empire. The stories are told through the eyes of two centurions, Macro and Cato.

To date there are eleven books in the series.


Average rating: 4.13 · 34,829 ratings · 1,487 reviews · 58 distinct works · Similar authors
Under the Eagle (Eagle, #1)
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 5,651 ratings — published 2000 — 35 editions
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The Eagle's Conquest (Eagle...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 3,254 ratings — published 2001 — 32 editions
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When the Eagle Hunts (Eagle...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 3,149 ratings — published 2001 — 29 editions
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Centurion (Eagle, #8)
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 2,660 ratings — published 2007 — 25 editions
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The Eagle and the Wolves (E...
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 2,678 ratings — published 2003 — 27 editions
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The Eagle's Prey (Eagle, #5)
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 2,197 ratings — published 2004 — 26 editions
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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagle...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 1,959 ratings — published 2005 — 21 editions
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagl...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 1,850 ratings — published 2006 — 20 editions
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The Gladiator (Eagle, #9)
4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 1,833 ratings — published 2009 — 33 editions
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The Legion (Eagle, #10)
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 1,730 ratings — published 2009 — 23 editions
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Under the Eagle The Eagle's Conquest When the Eagle Hunts The Eagle and the Wolves The Eagle's Prey The Eagle's Prophecy The Eagle in the Sand
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Invader: Death Beach Invader: Blood Enemy
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“You cannot teach a man how to forget fear. It is a rare quality”
Simon Scarrow, Arena

“A gladiator only gets to use a real sword when he fights in the arena, since no Roman worth his salt trusts a gladiator with a real sword in the ludus. You have that ungrateful wretch Spartacus to thank for that.”
Simon Scarrow, Arena

“If there’s one thing I’ve learned in all my years watching men shed blood in the arena, it’s this. Being a gladiator isn’t just about physical strength. It’s about thinking on your feet. You, young man … you show admirable resourcefulness when your back is against the wall”
Simon Scarrow, Arena

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