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Persian Fire: The First World Empire, Battle for the West Paperback – 8 September 2005

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Gripping and authoritative ... An awe-inspiring story of the struggle for freedom (Express)

Confident, fluent and accessible, and with salutary lessons for our own times, this is history at its best (The Times)

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A brilliant new account of the world's very first clash of civilisations between the Persians and the Greeks in 480BC.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Little, Brown (8 September 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 448 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0316731021
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0316731027
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.4 x 3.4 x 23.3 cm
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Nik Jewell
3.0 out of 5 stars A fairly good work of historical fiction (?)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Readable study of the human obsession with power
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P. Caetano
5.0 out of 5 stars Book as thrilling as the movie 300 on the bravery of the Greeks against the Persians
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StevenMcc
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating account of Greece around 500BC.
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