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Lord of the Silver Bow (Troy, #1) This is the first part of a trilogy about the Trojan War, and literally, I had read in two days All are heard very familiar Homer s description of the battle, but in this book the characters are ordinary people living at that time The story is so compelling and you feel like you are at that time The world in which they live characters from the book is cruel and relentless Fraud, greed, love, hate, courage braided in a updated on June 19, 2011 for piss poor grammar mistakes I m sure there arebut I just found some today.So I asked for a recommendation for a historical fiction book that had court politics, backstabbing, and violence you know all the stuff you are not supposed to love in a book and I received a ton of great recommendations but I ended up finding the perfect book all by myself At the time, I didn t even know I was holding this gem The cover First, the cover it looks like it is some mil update SPEECHLESS Utterly speechless.I was trolling on GR, as I so often do, when I saw a book cover with TROY written across it I read the blurb, did hardly any research and picked it up mostly on whim It was supposed to be about the Trojan War, something I knew of only through the Movie Troy.You remember the movie With Brad Pitt prancing about in a tunic as Achilles, Eric Bana as the mighty Hecktor and Orlando Bloom as a gay looking Paris The epic war waged by Agamemnon over the city of troy SPEECHLESS Utterly speechless.I was trolling on GR, as I so often do, when I saw a book cover with TROY written across it I read the blurb, did hardly any research and picked it up mostly on whim It was supposed to be about the Trojan War, something I knew of only through the Movie Troy.You remember the movie With Brad Pitt prancing about in a tunic as Achilles, Eric Bana as the mighty Hecktor and Orlando Bloom as a gay looking Paris The epic war waged by Agamemnon over the city of troy and the famous Trojan Horse.Of course you remember it So did I I loved the movie and thought what would it hurt to read a book about it, especially with the kind of dull year I have had in terms of books What s onebad read, right So I set about reading this book with no expectation None Zero Nada.But then something unexpected happened This book gripped me It He is a man of many names Some call him the Golden One others, the Lord of the Silver Bow To the Dardanians, he is Prince Aeneas But to his friends, he is Helikaon Strong, fast, quick of mind, he is a bold warrior, Lord of The Silver Bow is book one in a reimagining of the Trojan War It revolves around a man known by many names Those familiar with the Trojan War know him as Aeneas, but in this book he s also known as Helikaon and The Golden One The man himself is one fit for the era Helikaon is strong, brave, and brutal His brutality has earned him no friends among his enemies, but then who has friends among their enemies.I went into this book really not having a clear idea of what to expect I think Lord of The Silver Bow is book one in a reimagining of the Trojan War It revolves around a man known by many names Those familiar with the Trojan War know him as Aeneas, but in this book he s also known as Helikaon and The Golden One The man himself is one fit for the era Helikaon is strong, brave, and brutal His brutality has earned him no friends among his enemies, but then who has friends among their enemies.I went into this book really not having a clear idea of what to expect I think the author wanted i Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths Reviews Wow, a book about the Trojan War with a new protagonist and a different perhapsrealistic portrayal of the Greek world and the reasons for the great struggle I couldn t have ordered a booksuited to my tastes.After finishing my read, all I can say is that Lord of the Silver Bow is okay On one hand, it does a wonderful job of presenting the Greek world of the Aegean Sea in ahistoric and realistic way with lots of re imagined histori Originally reviewed at Bookwraiths Reviews Wow, a book about the Trojan War with a new protagonist and a different perhapsrealistic portrayal of the Greek world and the reasons for the great struggle I couldn WOW I love this book I love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love this book I love this book, I love this book, I love this book, I love this book Can I say it again I LOVE THIS BOOK If the above wasn t clear enough I want to say that I love this book This is like the best book I ve ever read, it s just soAmazingIt s my favorite book of the year, probably my favorite book of all time I have an ur WOW I love this book I love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, lov But that is what separates the evil from the righteous When we behave like them, we become like them And then what is our justification for being By accepting their moral standards we discard our right to condemn them This is perhaps the fundamental theme of Troy Lord of the Silver Bow, distinguishing between the evil from the righteous is not always straightforward, the good guys in this book also do some very morally questionable things Wikipedia describes Gemmel s Troy Series as a seqBut that is what separates the evil from the righteous When we behave like them, we become like them And then what is our justification for being By accepting their moral standards we discard our right to condemn them This is perhaps the fundamental theme of Troy Lord of the Silver Bow, distinguishing between the evil from the righteous is not always straightforward, the good guys in this book also do some very morally questionable things Wikipedia describes Gemmel s Troy Series as a sequence of historical fantasy novels I have only read this first volume so far and it leanstowards historical than fantasy in so far as the Greek legend of the Trojan War can be regarded as history Various Greek gods are mentioned throughout the book but none of them make an appearance, ditto magical creatures like Pegasus, the cyclops etc Several characters do have prophetic dreams and there is at least one seer so th 6.0 stars Put simply, I LOVED THIS BOOK This is the newest book to make it onto my list of 6 star books and may eventually make it on to my All Time Favorite list This is HEROIC fantasy at its absolute peak done by one of the best heroic fantasy writers of all time The novel is the first of a trilogy focusing on the events before, during and after the Trojan War The main character is Aeneas though his friends call him Helikaon Helikaon is a Dardanian a region to the north of Troy 6.0 stars Put simply, I LOVED THIS BOOK This is the newest book to make it onto my list of 6 star books and may eventually make it on to my All Time Favorite list This is HEROIC fantasy at its absolute peak done by one of the best heroic fantasy writers of all time The novel is the first of a trilogy focusing on the events before, during and after the Trojan War The main character is Aeneas though his friends call him Helikaon Helikaon is a Dardanian a region to the north of Troy whose father is Anchises, King of Dardania, and whose uncle is Priam, He Is A Man Of Many Names Some Call Him The Golden One Others, The Lord Of The Silver Bow To The Dardanians, He Is Prince Aeneas But To His Friends, He Is Helikaon Strong, Fast, Quick Of Mind, He Is A Bold Warrior, Hated By His Enemies, Feared Even By His Trojan Allies For There Is A Darkness At The Heart Of The Golden One, A Savagery That, Once Awakened, Can Be Appeased Only With BloodArgurios The Mykene Is A Peerless Fighter, A Man Of Unbending Principles And Unbreakable Will Like All Of The Mykene Warriors, He Lives To Conquer And To Kill Dispatched By King Agamemnon To Scout The Defenses Of The Golden City Of Troy, He Is Helikaon S Sworn EnemyAndromache Is A Priestess Of Thera Betrothed Against Her Will To Hektor, Prince Of Troy Scornful Of Tradition, Skilled In The Arts Of War, And Passionate In The Ways Of Her Order, Andromache Vows To Love Whom She Pleases And To Live As She DesiresNow Fate Is About To Thrust These Three Together And, From The Sparks Of Passionate Love And Hate, Ignite A Fire That Will Engulf The WorldReaders Who Know The Works Of David Gemmell Expect Nothing Less Than Excellence From This Author, Whose Taut Prose, Driving Plots, And Full Bodied Characters Have Won Him Legions Of Fans The World Over Now, With This First Masterly Volume In An Epic Reimagining Of The Trojan War, Gemmell Has Written An Ageless Drama Of Brave Deeds And Fierce Battles, Of Honor And Treachery, Of Love Won And Lost From The Hardcover Edition


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