King in Splendour (Agamemnon Book 2) George Shipway

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Published: September 22nd 2015

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King in Splendour (Agamemnon Book 2)  by  George Shipway

King in Splendour (Agamemnon Book 2) by George Shipway
September 22nd 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 343 pages | ISBN: | 3.63 Mb

Historical fiction set in Mycenaean Greece- based on Greek mythology and Homeric epics: sequel to Warrior in Bronze.Agamemnon has now established himself as King of Mycenae, but he has many problems to deal with. The wild Goatmen and their DorianMoreHistorical fiction set in Mycenaean Greece- based on Greek mythology and Homeric epics: sequel to Warrior in Bronze.Agamemnon has now established himself as King of Mycenae, but he has many problems to deal with.

The wild Goatmen and their Dorian allies are raiding his lands. More seriously, he faces food shortages due to the trade embargoes imposed by the rulers of Thebes and Troy. At the same time he faces enemies nearer home in his wife Clytemnaistra and his bastard cousin Aegisthus.

To defeat his enemies he must forge an alliance greater than Greece has yet known.ABOUT THE AUTHORGeorge Frederick Morgan Shipway was in 1908 in India and was educated at Clifton. He then attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Indian Army in 1928. He was attached the 2nd Battalion The Prince of Waless Volunteers (South Lancashire), for one. After his year Shipway was posted to the 13th Duke of Connaughts Own Lancers. He spent two years (1936-1938) as Adjutant of the Mekran Levy Corps. In 1940-41 he became a General Staff Officer, at General Headquarters, India.

He remained on the staff until 1944 when he was posted to serve with the Hyderabad Lancers.Shipway retired as a Major and honorary Lieutenant-Colonel in 1948, following Indian independence. After retiring he became a teacher at Cheam School in Berkshire before becoming a novelist at the age of 60.His first novel Imperial Governor brought him immediate success and recognition as an author of historical fiction of the highest order. His other works include the bestselling Knight in Anarchy and The Chilean Club.See more about this author on Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_...See discussion of his work by Alan Fisk in Solander magazinehttp://bleatings.blogspot.co.uk/2006/...Praise for Warrior in Bronze:-“Splendidly successful…the details are distinct and convincing, the motivations skilfully developed, the action exciting.” Northern Echo“Alongside the late C.

S. Forester as a descriptive writer.” Evening Standard“A natural writer with superlative powers” Sunday ExpressKirkus review “The old heady stuff of scholars and poets in an easy-open container.”



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