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 fourteen books in the series.

Average rating: 4.15 · 46,216 ratings · 1,822 reviews · 74 distinct works · Similar authors
Under the Eagle (Eagle, #1)

4.04 avg rating — 6,987 ratings — published 2000 — 41 editions
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The Eagle's Conquest (Eagle...

4.15 avg rating — 4,047 ratings — published 2001 — 36 editions
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When the Eagle Hunts (Eagle...

4.18 avg rating — 3,929 ratings — published 2001 — 35 editions
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Centurion (Eagle, #8)

4.19 avg rating — 3,309 ratings — published 2007 — 30 editions
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The Eagle and the Wolves (E...

4.21 avg rating — 3,374 ratings — published 2003 — 30 editions
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The Eagle's Prey (Eagle, #5)

4.22 avg rating — 2,790 ratings — published 2004 — 26 editions
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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagle...

4.19 avg rating — 2,533 ratings — published 2005 — 25 editions
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagl...

4.18 avg rating — 2,393 ratings — published 2006 — 26 editions
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The Legion (Eagle, #10)

4.25 avg rating — 2,258 ratings — published 2009 — 26 editions
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The Gladiator (Eagle, #9)

4.15 avg rating — 2,331 ratings — published 2009 — 33 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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“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

“The legion was raised by Mark Antony. He filled the ranks with men from Cleopatra’s army. When Antony was defeated by Octavian, the Twenty-Second was integrated into the rest of the army and has been stationed on the Nile since then. They’re a mix of Greeks and Egyptians from the Nile cities.”
Simon Scarrow, The Legion

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