George Shipway Warrior in Bronze (Agamemnon Book 1)


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From the bestselling author of Imperial Governor, Knight in Anarchy and The Paladin The young Agamemnon has grown up in the household of Atreus, Marshal of Mycenae, whom he believes to be his father. He learns that he is eventually succeed to the throne of Mycenae, but before this he must learn the arts of war and the ruthless politics of Greece in the Heroic Age. REVIEWS “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 Express Kirkus review “The old heady stuff of scholars and poets in an easy-open container.” ABOUT THE AUTHOR George 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 to the 2nd Battalion The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire), for one year. After his year Shipway was posted to the 13th Duke of Connaught's 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 Wikipedia See discussion of his work by Alan Fisk in Solander magazine
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