The epic story of the Long War of the Greeks and Persians climaxes with the earth-shattering Battle of Plataea.
Christian Cameron is a writer and military historian. He participates in reenacting and experimental archaeology, teaches armoured fighting and historical swordsmanship, and takes his vacations with his family visiting battlefields, castles and cathedrals. He lives in Toronto and is busy writing his next novel.
Cameron's ability to conjure up what Homer called 'the battle haze' might make the ancient bard proud - Globe and Mail[A] great page-turner - Ancient WarfareThe minutiae of military logistics, the mediations in inter-tribe rivalries, and the casual contemporary scene-setting prove unexpectedly engrossing . . . a sword-slash above the rest of its ilk - Irish ExaminerThe battles . . . are described with enormous verve and power. The ruthless intrigue and politicking that dominate his court are also brilliantly evoked. And, as fate and his own insatiable desire for conquest and glory drive Alexander towards death in Babylon at the age of 32, a genuine sense of an extraordinary personality emerges - Sunday Times on God of WarA sweeping, deeply moving epic that takes the reader into the heart of a different time and culture - Historical Novels Review