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I am Cyrus: The Story of the Real Prince of Persia

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This stunning novel brings Ancient Persia to life, and reveals the captivating story of Cyrus himself, a courageous leader whose passion won the hearts of his subjects and lovers alike.

Cyrus's vision of a society where religious tolerance could and should prevail inspired the foundation of his magnificent empire, yet he was ruthless in his conquests, and Ancient Lydia and
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published November 30th 2011 by Garnet Publishing
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Becky

I started reading this book thinking it was an actual biography of Cyrus. I'm not sure how I didn't figure it wasn't as I'm usually pretty diligent in getting the details of what I'm about to read. However, I think I was so happy to have stumbled across such a recently written book about Cyrus with such a cool book cover (;)) that I just blindly dove in. As I was reading the first few chapters I was thinking 'Man, this author sure is trying to make this history book read like a novel!'.....'Duhh
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Sam
Jun 30, 2012 Sam rated it it was amazing
surprisingly i really liked this book. i couldnt put it down. and when i did put it down i couldnt stop thinking about it. it was really good. i never thought history can be written in such an intriging way. i never thought i would finish it. and thanks to alexander jovy i can't wait to get my hands on a book like this one. amazing.
Clancy
Apr 01, 2012 Clancy rated it really liked it
I am enjoying this immensely, I didn't know much about this King of Persia but the novel style of writing has made it a pleasure to learn about him. I picked it up at the library never having seen this author before but being interested in all history I thought I would learn about something different and I certainly have.
Vanesa
Oct 15, 2011 Vanesa rated it it was amazing
The Iranians regard him as” their Father”, the Babylonians as “the liberator”, the Jews as ” The Anointed of the Lord” and the Greeks called him “The Law Giver”, I call this book my favorite read of this summer :)
Nina Cham cooper
Dec 06, 2012 Nina Cham cooper rated it it was amazing
A great story about an amazing king.
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As all books I've read about Cyrus the great I enjoyed this one too and at the end I cried;when it comes to his death I can not help myself not to cry.
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