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 eighteen books in the series.

Scarrow has also written a series of four novels on the Napoleonic wars, focusing on the lives of Wellington and Napoleon.

Average rating: 4.19 · 88,664 ratings · 3,400 reviews · 84 distinct worksSimilar authors
Under the Eagle (Eagle #1)

4.08 avg rating — 11,276 ratings — published 2000 — 63 editions
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The Eagle's Conquest (Eagle...

4.18 avg rating — 6,600 ratings — published 2001 — 53 editions
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When the Eagle Hunts (Eagle...

4.20 avg rating — 6,384 ratings — published 2001 — 49 editions
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The Eagle and the Wolves (E...

4.24 avg rating — 5,469 ratings — published 2003 — 45 editions
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Centurion (Eagle, #8)

4.22 avg rating — 5,111 ratings — published 2007 — 44 editions
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The Eagle's Prey (Eagle, #5)

4.25 avg rating — 4,696 ratings — published 2004 — 48 editions
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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagle...

4.22 avg rating — 4,304 ratings — published 2005 — 38 editions
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagl...

4.21 avg rating — 4,063 ratings — published 2006 — 37 editions
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The Gladiator (Eagle, #9)

4.18 avg rating — 3,944 ratings — published 2009 — 48 editions
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The Legion (Eagle, #10)

4.26 avg rating — 3,700 ratings — published 2009 — 10 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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