Shelves: abandoned Ex Bookworm group review: I am sorry, but I gave up reading this book on page 29, just after the fourth sickeningly violent episode. At one stomach-churning episode every 7. I read for pleasure, not to induce a permanent state of nausea. I also read for my own education, and had this been history, I might, just might, have persevered. But Leckie made it clear this was a novel, and Ex Bookworm group review: I am sorry, but I gave up reading this book on page 29, just after the fourth sickeningly violent episode.
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Other books in the series. Ratings and Reviews 0 2 star ratings 0 reviews. And quite a lrckie to Scipio Africanus the first of this trilogy for me. Explore the Home Gift Guide. One of the problems with historical fiction is that the reader is likely to have a fairly clear idea of what happens.
A first-person telling of the life of Hannibal, very well done. Hannival Response to Ross Leckie: Oh well, we will never know. Not so good for sensitive souls. Hannibal sounded whiny and dull. Battle of the Danube. This is Historical Fiction at its best! He leaves his wife unprotected while he chases a Roman consul. Amazon Leckje Refurbished products with a warranty.
I somehow have a bit of a hard time envisioniing Hannibal as quite as shallow as the book portrays him, kinda running out of motivation and desire while in Italy and just hanging out. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. It was kind of monotone. An outstanding feature is the unflinching portrayal of the almost unimaginable brutality of the times. And, to be honest, are we all that much better? Follow the Author He is now a full time writer living in Edinburgh.
I like the idea of it. To ask other readers questions about Hannibalplease sign up. See all 28 reviews. One small complaint, addressed not to Leckie but to his publisher. I had mixed feelings about this book, as one can see from the grading.
I read for pleasure, not to induce a permanent state of nausea.
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