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: 4.19 · 78,370 ratings · 3,013 reviews · 101 distinct worksSimilar authors
Under the Eagle (Eagle #1)

4.07 avg rating — 10,322 ratings — published 2000 — 61 editions
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When the Eagle Hunts (Eagle...

4.20 avg rating — 5,810 ratings — published 2001 — 44 editions
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The Eagle's Conquest (Eagle...

4.17 avg rating — 6,034 ratings — published 2001 — 46 editions
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The Eagle and the Wolves (E...

4.23 avg rating — 5,025 ratings — published 2003 — 43 editions
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Centurion (Eagle, #8)

4.21 avg rating — 4,726 ratings — published 2007 — 40 editions
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The Eagle's Prey (Eagle, #5)

4.24 avg rating — 4,289 ratings — published 2004 — 42 editions
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The Eagle's Prophecy (Eagle...

4.22 avg rating — 3,922 ratings — published 2005 — 32 editions
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The Eagle in the Sand (Eagl...

4.21 avg rating — 3,713 ratings — published 2006 — 33 editions
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The Gladiator (Eagle, #9)

4.18 avg rating — 3,549 ratings — published 2009 — 43 editions
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The Legion (Eagle, #10)

4.26 avg rating — 3,370 ratings — published 2009 — 36 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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