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: 4.18 · 66,421 ratings · 2,574 reviews · 69 distinct worksSimilar authors
Under the Eagle (Eagle, #1)

4.06 avg rating — 9,147 ratings — published 2000 — 55 editions
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When the Eagle Hunts (Eagle...

4.19 avg rating — 5,227 ratings — published 2001
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The Eagle's Conquest (Eagle...

4.16 avg rating — 5,357 ratings — published 2001 — 42 editions
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The Eagle and the Wolves (E...

4.22 avg rating — 4,463 ratings — published 2003 — 39 editions
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Centurion (Eagle, #8)

4.21 avg rating — 4,224 ratings — published 2007 — 35 editions
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The Eagle's Prey (Eagle, #5)

4.23 avg rating — 3,772 ratings — published 2004 — 36 editions
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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagle...

4.21 avg rating — 3,413 ratings — published 2005 — 30 editions
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagl...

4.20 avg rating — 3,248 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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The Gladiator (Eagle, #9)

4.17 avg rating — 3,124 ratings — published 2009 — 38 editions
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The Legion (Eagle, #10)

4.26 avg rating — 2,968 ratings — published 2009 — 31 editions
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“You cannot teach a man how to forget fear. It is a rare quality”
Simon Scarrow, Arena

“We get what fate deals out to us, lad. And we have no choice about how we handle it.’
Cato smiled. ‘What’s this? Philosophy?’
‘Experience, lad. Much better.”
Simon Scarrow, Invictus

“Lust? Who's talking about lust? You want to screw her, right? So that's your objective. All you need now is deployment of the appropriate tactics to manoeuvre her into an advantageous position and then secure your conquest. Then it's just a question of mopping up.”
Simon Scarrow, Under the Eagle
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