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Peter Darman
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Parthian Dawn

(The Parthian Chronicles #2)

4.30  ·  Rating details ·  433 ratings  ·  7 reviews
'Parthian Dawn' is the second volume of the adventures of Pacorus the Parthian and his companions - the fierce and proud Gallia, the ex-Roman centurion Domitus, the scout Byrd and the sorceress Dobbai - as they battle for their lives against the backdrop of the clash between the ancient world's two greatest empires. After three years fighting by the side of Spartacus, Paco ...more
Paperback, 502 pages
Published July 24th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published January 1st 2012)
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Aug 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Another book I could not stop reading. With all the twists and turns of being on horseback this book keeps you hooked from front to back.
Jerry Mercer
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another Good Story

The characters and events in this book fit the basic plot very well. The dialogue and descriptions are believable. Looking forward to the next volume.
May 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow. Better then book 1, this one continues the story and growth of Pacorus and friends as they settle in in Parthia. But of course there can be no peace for one loved by the Gods - for War is his domain and battle is where Pacorus thrives.

It bothered me in the first book how Pacorus thought honor was everything, and how he continued to let his enemies this one he learns that maybe that isn't the best idea. But having a main character with some flaws is good, makes him more human. Or a
Jun 15, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: roman-fiction
This the follow on from 'The Parthian' by Peter Darman. I am still reading it, but it carries on in the same 'Boys Own' style of the first book. The story is moving into the less well known area of Parthia and the kingdoms therein, so it will be interesting to see how Darman handles this.

So far very enjoyable and will add more comment later.
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Reasonable read. well written and portrayed the time well. I enjoyed following the characters and thought there was reasonable development of the same. I was hard pressed choosing between a three and a four bit have it a four as I have gone on to read all the other books in the series as well. would recommend it to historical fiction buffs.
Enjoyed the second book in a series. Interesting having a different viewpoint than the Roman. The Partians provided them with a real challenge, and the strle of war and internal politics are quite interesting
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I was raised in Grantham, Lincolnshire and attended the King's Grammar School after passing the Eleven Plus exam. In the latter I clearly remember writing an essay on Oliver Cromwell – my first piece of military writing.

Then came a BA in history and international relations at Nottingham followed by a Master of Philosophy course at the University of York. The subject was the generalship and cavalry

Other books in the series

The Parthian Chronicles (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Parthian (The Parthian Chronicles, #1)
  • Parthian Vengeance (Parthian Chronicles Book 3)
  • Carrhae (The Parthian Chronicles, #4)
  • Companions (The Parthian Chronicles, #5)
  • Sons of the Citadel (The Parthian Chronicles Book 6)
  • Usurper (Parthian Chronicles Book 7)
  • The Cursed Kingdom (Parthian Chronicles Book 8)
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