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A tense and brilliantly dramatic 30-page short story from the bestselling author of The Throne of the Caesars Series.
This thrilling short story opens at the end of BLOOD AND STEEL and is the perfect trailer for Harry Sidebottom’s new novel FIRE AND SWORD.
AD 238. When Gordian the Younger is brutally cut down at the battle of Carthage, his ally Phillyrio and a centurion from his army must make for the hills of northern Africa, to escape Maximinus’s army. But their enemy, led by Capelianus, is determined to hunt them down.
Praise for Harry Sidebottom:
‘An amazing story of bloodlust, ruthless ambition and revenge’ THE TIMES
‘Sidebottom’s prose blazes with searing scholarship’ THE TIMES
‘Superior fiction, with depth, authenticity and a sense of place’ TLS
‘A storming triumph…wonderful fight scenes, deft literary touches and salty dialogue’ DAILY TELEGRAPH
‘Explosive action and knuckle-whitening drama’ GUARDIAN
About the author
Dr Harry Sidebottom teaches classical history at the University of Oxford, where he is a lecturer at Lincoln College.
He has an international reputation as a scholar, having published widely on ancient warfare, classical art and the cultural history of the Roman Empire.
Iron & Rust is the first book in a major new series, Throne of the Caesars, and follows his acclaimed and bestselling series, Warrior of Rome. He divides his time between Oxford and Newmarket in Suffolk, where he lives which his wife and two sons.