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    Publisher: Canongate

    Carthage

    £9.99
    The thrilling conclusion to Ross Leckie's acclaimed classical trilogy, following HANNIBAL and SCIPIO.
    ISBN: 9781847671011
    AuthorRoss Leckie
    Pub Date05/03/2009
    BindingPaperback
    Pages240
    Availability: In Stock

    I fought the Romans once. It no longer seems a prudent thing to do.

    Carthage concludes the internationally acclaimed trilogy that began with Hannibal and continued with Scipio. Here, Ross Leckie tells of the final Punic War: the story of a great city and a people's utter eradication under the relentless rise of Rome. But its chief characters, one the bastard son of Hannibal, the other of Scipio, would have wished it otherwise. Both seek peace, but are caught up in war. As they struggle between duty and belief, they stand to lose everything in the face of their fathers' devastating legacies.

    Written as a series of letters and entries, the multiple voices of the novel are woven into a masterful exploration of human drives, political intrigue and the process of history making itself.

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    I fought the Romans once. It no longer seems a prudent thing to do.

    Carthage concludes the internationally acclaimed trilogy that began with Hannibal and continued with Scipio. Here, Ross Leckie tells of the final Punic War: the story of a great city and a people's utter eradication under the relentless rise of Rome. But its chief characters, one the bastard son of Hannibal, the other of Scipio, would have wished it otherwise. Both seek peace, but are caught up in war. As they struggle between duty and belief, they stand to lose everything in the face of their fathers' devastating legacies.

    Written as a series of letters and entries, the multiple voices of the novel are woven into a masterful exploration of human drives, political intrigue and the process of history making itself.