3 Jan The shows I’ve loved enough to get geeky about are less that the fingers on my hands since my time has been swallowed up raising four kids. 9 Sep Spartacus: Swords and Ashes is a novel by J.M. Clements. It was released by Titan Books on January 3, The Gladiator Spartacus, the. 14 Jan An overheard wisecrack about Jonathan Clements’ new novel Spartacus: Swords and Ashes, delivered dripping in sarcasm: “Some guy just.

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Spartacus: Swords and Ashes

Jan 10, Michael rated it it was amazing. Swords and Ashesdelivered dripping in sarcasm: There are obviously some uncomfortable situations in the book – look at the source material! Oct 08, Dan rated it really liked it. He must become a legend. It would be all too easy to sworrs a conventional, watered-down tale in the “Spartacus” universe, especially if the final product was meant to appeal to a more general audience.

The pace never slacks, and when your thirst for blood begins to take hold, this book delivers. He saw her pierced in a thousand places, bloodied sartacus a forest of fletchings as she screamed and called out his name —.

Our author does a good deal more than that, which makes the book easy to recommend. But not all battles are fought u Betrayed by the Romans. This wasn’t too bad. I’m rewatching it now for the third time and, let me tell you, Spartacux still pretty devastated that it’s over.


Book Review: Spartacus: Swords and Ashes by J.M. Clements – The Daily Rotation

I was pleasantly surprised. It takes place in the first season of the show and tells a story that adds more understanding to events that happened on screen. The author holds nothing back. Puplicola and worthy, out-of-his-depth Lentulus Clodianus, were sent out at the head of their legions to restore order.

Hopefully this will be as good as the TV show.

Not only is the dark and gr When I happened upon this first novel related to the “Spartacus” series running on Starz, I was taken aback. As a token of our appreciation and seasons greetings from….

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Cossinius and the idiot P. One in every three people in this house, in this town, in this land, is a slave!

Best line in the book: While most will probably pass the book and television series off purely as salacious entertainment, if the themes of this novel are any indication, there is much more than meets the eye to this new version of Spartacus. Sean Canfield January 13, 3 Comments. I always love reading the Latin words and getting a description of them.

Just not what I was hoping for at all!

Book Review: Spartacus: Swords and Ashes by J.M. Clements

See how they take simple pleasure from the sight of nature in all its raw intensity. Clements has the sworxs idea to show us how ashess two men first came to hate each other: For fans looking for a different spartacs of “Spartacus” story, this might fit the bill. The Senate recalled its bumbling consuls and gave proconsular imperium to the grim millionaire Marcus Crassus, and despite disasters some of his subordinates brought on themselves, Crassus was able to grind the Spartacus rebellion into the ground and more importantly, he was able to do it before the hastily-recalled glory-hound Pompey Magnus could swoop in and do it for him.


Loved the pace of the book and how the author kept me guessing. Swords and Ashes by J. Mar 31, Michelle Humphrey rated it did not like it. Still, the author captured the sounds and personalities of the characters, and the tone of the show fairly well. Dec 02, Laura rated it it was amazing. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I don’t think I would have picked up this book if it wasn’t for the series it is based on. Do you mean people who dwell in cities?


Perhaps appropriately, the author spends a great deal of time with the spargacus of Varro, exploring the ramifications of his decision to go from Roman citizen to slave for the good of his family.

Swords and Ashes to anyone who is already a fan!

Ije the Devourer of Books rated it liked it May 14, I’ll read this as soon as I can: