Alex Award – YALSA WINNER 2008
“Zesty historical fiction, the kind with plenty of unbridled combat, accurate research, rampaging hordes and believable characters from very different cultures whose motivation rings true across the centuries…. Invigorating.”—Deirdre Donahue, USA Today
"Iggulden writes with sweep and immediacy…the novel races along as swiftly and inexorably as its main character."—Christian Science Monitor
“Brilliantly imagined and addictive…. This is historical fiction of the first order.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Compelling…. this is historical fiction writ large.”—Military.com
From the Hardcover edition.