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Gates of Fire
- An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
- By: Steven Pressfield
- Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
- Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Here is a mesmerizing depiction of one man's indoctrination into the Spartan way of life and death, and of the legendary men and women who gave the culture an immortal gravity. Culminating in the electrifying and horrifying epic battle of Thermopylae, Gates of Fire weaves history, mystery, and heartbreaking romance into a literary tale that brings the Homeric tradition into the 21st century.
A cracking good book
- By John Shoemark on 17-08-2020
I love love love this book! I've listened to it half a dozen times and will yet again. the narrator is perfect and exciting and animated! Such an amazing story! I hear something new everytime and catch things I missed. HIghly recommended!!