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Tyrant by Christian Cameron
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it was amazing
bookshelves: 2008_release_read, mainstream, read_2009, top_25_2008_novels


Very entertaining novel set on the Black Sea cca 330 BC; it is less of a "blood and guts" novel than I expected though it has its fair share of battles, but it has intrigue, strange cultures, discussions on the nature and meaning of war and it reads very "classical", no real discordant (ie modern sensibility) notes that are encountered so often in historical fiction today.

Bought and started to read the sequel too and book 3 is an asap when it will be published; I plan to do a full review of the series in early 2010, but for now I have to say it is one of the superior novels in the sub-genre

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Reading Progress

September 6, 2009 – Shelved
Started Reading
September 10, 2009 – Finished Reading
September 11, 2009 – Shelved as: 2008_release_read
September 11, 2009 – Shelved as: mainstream
September 11, 2009 – Shelved as: read_2009
March 2, 2012 – Shelved as: top_25_2008_novels

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