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The Ten Thousand A Novel of Ancient GreeceIn 401 BC a thundering army of mercenaries camp followers dreamers and glory seekers set off to help a rebellious foreign general named Cyrus In the months that followed ten thousand men trained and hardened in three decades of war in Greece would engage in pitched battles witness untold horr. Chock full of sex and drugs and rock 'n' roll; a perfect antidote to the thought that anything of any note was invented in one's own lifetime these Greeks were crazy mammasImagine going off to war in your early twenties becoming a General and then leading ten thousand battle hardened troops safely back home can you imagine yourself doing that Can you imagine doing that before GPS was invented Before phones and internet and even before electricity Before automatic weapons and helicopters Can you picture thisActually just imagine if you and your mates went to see your favourite team let's say Manchester United playing Tottenham Hotspurs away and when you left the ground you took a wrong turn and ended up stranded in London with no money dressed only in sandals short dresses and red cloaks oh and maybe helmets with a horsehair crest and you spent all your money on bags of chips and mushy peas with lashings of salt and vinegar But then you found out that your phones didn't work and in fact none of the phones worked because electricity didn't work any and so neither did the cars and then you had to find your way home first across a hostile London landscape where the local gangs didn't speak mancunian and then there's the long trek north with only blackberries and hazelnuts for sustenance harried by the locals jealous of their own meagre provisions and winter is coming on and it's getting dark and one of your mates snaps his ankle in a rabbit hole and you have to carry him 'cause you've known him for years in fact you grew up together but under the pressure you start to bicker and turn on each other and I guess this book's a bit like that only there's further to walk and the locals are armed and people die like properly dead not just a game like hide and seek DeadApart from that it's a cheery little read

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Rd brings to life an amazing true story from Greek antiuity Xenophon's march of the ten Thousand A tale of war and peace of loyalties and betrayals and of a soldier's love for a mysterious and dangerous woman The Ten Thousand captures the eternal spirit of courage in the face of impossible od. The first page gripped the readers fast and last page was as eager to let go For an over 400 page book this one could do with comic relief characters and memorable one liners And battle scene please

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The Ten Thousand A Novel of Ancient Greece Download ↠ 2 ´ In 401 BC a thundering army of mercenaries camp followers dreamers and glory seekers set off to help a rebellious foreign general named Cyrus In the months that followed ten thousand men trained and hardened in three decades of war in Greece would engage in pitched bOrs and begin a desperate march across he desert over raging rivers and into the jaws of hell itself By the time it was over some would be alive others dead and one among them would emerge and the greatest hero of allIn a novel of high adventure and riveting historical drama Michael Curtis Fo. A very detailed story based on the writings of Theo a former Greek slave who earned his freedom by saving the life of his master's son He remains loyal to the son throughout a campaign in ancient Persia and the resulting horrendous trek the Ten Thousand undertook in an effort to get home through completely hostile lands after battling the Persians in 400 BC This novel chronicles that journey and what a trip it is The descriptions of the land tribes and weather that were constant deadly obstacles in their path is written in a way that had you on the road with the Hellenes Well done