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Tros of Samothrace
by Talbot Mundy
Tros is the daring captain of his trireme, and the son of Perseus, an initiate of the mysteries of Samothrace who was murdered by Caesar. Tros fights back by helping to repulse Caesar's invasion of Britain. Bold and crafty, like a true adventurer Tros wants to avoid fighting, but circumstances draw him into it, forcing him to battle the injustice around him. A warrior phil ...more
Paperback, 492 pages
Published June 17th 2008 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
(first published 1925)
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Finally, after almost 25 years I've got a chance to re-read Tros. Unfortunately, I lost books 2 and 4 of the Avon edition years ago and it wasn't until I came across a new Kindle edition that I decided to re-read this masterpiece of historical adventure. Now, my first inclination was to read it in a couple of days but instead I savored it over almost two weeks time. I will say this about Tros, the books certainly holds well and is just as enthralling and entertaining as it was when I first read ...more
Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.More about Talbot Mundy...