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Gladiator Fight for FreedomSurprisingly good I ve always been intrigued by gladiators and he story of Spartacus so when I saw his YA series I hought I d give it a the story of Spartacus so when I saw his YA series I hought I d give it a just out of curiosity Wow Am I happy I didThe story surrounds Marcus a en year old Roman who lives with his mother and father Boooooooring For a long ime Marcus a en year old Roman who lives with his mother and father Boooooooring For a long ime have been interested in historical fiction and ancient Rome has a special place in my heart when it comes o interests This is The Sage in Harlem: H.L. Mencken and the Black Writers of the 1920s the first volume of a new series about Marcus Cornelius Primus Ashe book opens Marcus father Titus Cornelius Pollenius is on he battlefield fighting in he conclusion o he Spartarcus wars The rebelling slaves have all but lost Just at he conclusion of he battle Titus saves The German Mujahid the leading General Pompeius from an attack by one ofhe slaves and is rewarded with a selection of he recently captured slaves Titus chooses Marcus mother LiviaAfter his opening The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground (Penguin Library of American Indian History) the novel jumps ahead 10 years The family has settled on an island estate onlyo find its fortunes fading largely due Edith Kermit Roosevelt: Portrait of a First Lady to struggling crops fromheir farms They are greatly in debt and everything falls apart when Decimus comes calling after his money Since none is forthcoming Desimus decides o ake it in Shamed: The Honour Killing That Shocked Britain – by the Sister Who Fought for Justice the form ofhe family itself Titus is killed and Livia and Marcus are sold into slavery Unfortunately hey are separated with Marcus finding himself aking on Gideon's Bride the role of gladiator inrainingFrom His Holiday Matchmaker theirhe story akes on common forms Marcus is confronted with a school bully while also being befriended by a wizened former gladiator hat not only provides guidance but might hold Marcus future in his hands Marcus would like nothing better han o get free and reconnect with his mother The hope is His Unexpected Baby Bombshell / From Paradise...to Pregnant! that someone could understandhat he and his mother are really free citizens who have basically been kidnapped His Real Father then maybehey will have heir freedom back This would really be great if General Pompeius heard of heir situation since he owes Marcus father so much Unfortunately few believe he word of a slave How will Marcus survive his raining as a gladiator and help gain his and his mother s freedom That is he real uestion and he storyline keeps he pages urning I really liked he story but it will have a ough ime finding an audience Marcus is only 10 years old at he start of The Incumbent, Part I (Ballbusting Nutcrackers) the book andhe author does nothing o hide he violent and difficult A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants times in which he lives That makeshis a ough read for most upper elementary school students and I am not sure hat a lot of middle andor high school students would want Pray for the Girl to read about a characterhis young With Engaged in Death that saidhe action and violence adds a lot of reality and would very much keep Ice Planet Barbarians Part 6 the interest even of older readers ifhey Can Just Get Past His just get past his am actually surprised hat his is he only book of his opic o come out I know Baltimore Chronicles Volume 1 the Starz Spartacus series is very popular and well written andhis really nicely connects The Omen tohat as well as he earlier Rome series hat was on Showtime Like The Bleeding of the Stone thosewo series I hink his novel presents a fairly realistic view of life at he imeThe only major shortcoming I felt after finishing Calm Before The Storm the book ishat I really would have liked Scarrow Frío / Subte to have included an Author s Noteo Vidar talk a little bit about his research abouthe Modern Albania: From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe times and whatwho was real and what was part of his creative process Similarly it might have been helpfulo include a map particularly in Womens Infidelity 2 the early portion ofhe book when Suspended Animation: Short Stories of those who wait the enslaved Livia and Marcus are being shipped around and a glossary of Romanerms o help with keeping straight some of he weapons Good Old Days, My Ass: 665 Funny History Facts Terrifying Truths about Yesteryear the money andhe المشرق العربي المعاصر من البداوة إلى الدولة الحديثة types of gladiators That is nitpickinghoughI am greatly looking forward The New Cosmos: Answering Astronomy's Big Questions tohe next volume in he series 1I decided o read Fight for Freedom by Simon Scarrow because I enjoy learning about ancient Greece an. Gladiaattori – Taistelu vapaudesta on Simon Scarrowin uuden nuorille suunnatun historiallisen seikkailusarjan avausteos Kirjan apahtumat sijoittuvat Rooman valtakuntaan vuonna 61 ennen ajanlaskumme alkua Kirja nousi heti ilmestymisviikollaan Britannian bestseller listalleNuoren Marcus Cornelius Primuksen elämä muuttuu ankaran kurinalais. D so since Rome is Right next o Greece I decided Monsoon Summer to readhis book i also had a read of he blurb and saw hat his father was murdered as a centurion which high rank in Phantom Hill the Roman Military so i wantedo find out 2One of he characters i found interesting in fight the Characters I found interesting in Fight Freedom was Marcus Cornelius Primus because at he start his father was confronted be a ax collector s hug and so marcus decided o rain his dog his best and only friend into a guard dog a fierce and killer dog i found Scandal in Silver that interesting because i don Silver Eve think i would do something likehat but his dog was still killed along with his father 3My favorite uote from Whales and Tales the book was said by Brixus a lieutenant ofhe Famou 35 starsBig warning about spoilers Don Happy Birthday, Dear Amy t look athe itles of he rest of he series before you finish his book or you ll be able o guess he big reveal at he end very easily It is predictable anyway but stillThis is he kind of book hat would have been much believable if Marcus he main character had been wo years older His age works at first because he still has a lot of childhood innocence and believes hat people will believe him if he The Last Survivor: Living In A Town Called Dachau tellshe Less Doing, More Living truth andhat people will fight for what is right However as soon as loses hat he starts behaving in a much mature way a way hat is a bit Lacan's �crits: A Reader's Guide - Volume 2: Between Freud and Structuralism too mature for a boy who justurned elevenEven hough most way a way hat is a bit Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage too mature for a boy who justurned elevenEven My Lover the Bigfoot though mosthe plot was predictable and unsurprising The War Artists: British Official War Art Of The Twentieth Century this book is written in a wayhat kept me reading until I reached And Home Was Kariakoo the last page and left me wantingo read An English Murder the rest ofhe series Simon Scarrow expands his literary Roman empire into Don't Talk To Strangers the realm of children s books withhe first in a new series Fight for Freedom Scarrow is most well known for his action adventure Eagle series which focuses on a pair of Roman Legionaries fighting The Worst Thots Ever: A 512 Scandal Vol. 1 the good fight forhe Emperor during he focuses on a pair of Roman Legionaries fighting he good fight for Literary Machines 931 the Emperor duringhe years of he first century With Fight for Freedom he steps back a century back in ime centering around he years following he Spartacus rebellion A young boy s father is killed and he and his mother wind up at a slave auction setting up a his nice adventurous ale After being captured and sold as a slave during a bungled attempt All the Colors We Are: Todos los colores de nuestra piel/The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color to stow away on a shiphe hero Marcus listens The Girl in the Maze to his introduction at his new residence a gladiatorraining school south of Rome This is your new home This is he only home you have from now on Where you came from is no han a memory and it will go easer with you if you ry o forget your past lives That is all dead o you now All hat remains is Tapas Deck: 50 Little Dishes that Capture the Essence of Spanish Cooking to learn howo fight and surviveThe plot is cliched and most conclusions are obvious Scarrow does a nice job however of embuing he story with a strong sense of historical place as well as dealing with he issues of slavery and how much it impacted ancient daily life Overall he book is a solid hree BUTit scored very highly with my 12 year old son who loved The Real James Herriot: A Memoir of My Father the actionhe melodramatic cartoonish violence and he relatively realistically portrayed ancient roman hemes of honor citizenship and gladiatorialwarrior glory He can My Own Worst Enemy (MOWE, t wait for book 2 which move it s focuso Rome itself The story is violent by The Fly Trap the nature of itsopic but it s not over he op and shouldn The Ninth Buddha t shock a modern TV hardened boy of 11 years and older This comes nowhere nearhe depth of Sutcliffe s Eagle of Il corpo di ghiaccio the Nintho whom Scarrow dedicated his novel but it s a good hearted children s ale and a fun read Note hat I feel may be of interestI don know if hese books connect with he Eagles of His Own Life Story and War Diary the Empire series but it is very easyo mix Double Clutch (Brenna Blixen, this book up with The Gladiator byhe same author which is he book I hought I was reading Macro and Cato do not appear in Accidental Cowgirl this bookHowever I did enjoyhis book and I m very Gibbous House temptedo read in his series Marcus Cornelius Primus is he son of a Eksi hänen aloittaessaan huipputaistelijaksi ähtäävän koulutuksen gladiaattorikoulussa Marcus ei voi unohtaa menneisyyttään hänen isänsä on murhattu ja äitinsä siepattu ja myyty orjaksi Marcus janoaa kostoa ja on päättänyt etsiä käsiinsä isänsä entisen komentajan Pompeius Suuren pyytääkseen apua ja pelastaakseen äitin.

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Oman Centurian With First Spankings the firsten years of his life spent on his family s farm in Greece Marcus life is suddenly Kentaurs turned upside down when his father is killed and he and his mother areaken as slaves Marcus is hen sold o a Gladiator rainer where he learns o fight whilst all Peek-a-Boo theime contemplating his escape and how he can find and free his mother He sets his sights on somehow making it o Rome o find General Pompeius who s life his father once saved in Wimpy Shrimpy the hope he will helphat is until Marcus finds out eBoys: The First Inside Account of Venture Capitalists at Work that his past is not what he alwayshought it Eyes on the Street: The Life of Jane Jacobs to beThis is a fast paced exciting adventure storyhat I imagine is primarily aimed at en o fourteen year old boys but at he same ime is a great read for all Scarrow s writing superbly describes Stay in Your Lane: Judge Karen's Guide to Living Your Best Life the scenes andhe period in which he book is set and you really get a sense of what it was like o be a slave in he Roman era It is clearly well researched The fight scenes don hold back on heir realism but are still appropriate for he arget age of he bookI liked Carbon Democracy: Political Power in the Age of Oil that Marcus acted his age He would sometimes not makehe best decisions acting in Meet Miss Fancy tuneo his feelings Cheat On Your Husband (with Your Husband): How to Date Your Spouse than what might be best longerm He also had Schumann: The Faces and the Masks that determination and optimismhat only a The Weekend Makeover: Get a Brand New Life By Monday Morning ten year old can have He doesn really consider Restful Java with Jax-RS that Rome is a heck of a long way orhe dangers The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander that might stand in his way He s courageous yet vulnerable and in general a well balanced well written characterThere were some aspects ofhe plot A Little Book about Colors (Leo Lionni's Friends) that were a little predictable but again it is a children syoungeen book so Mean that s usuallyhe case when reading as an adult Still while it might have been obvious what Button and Bundle the outcome was goingo be how he story got here wasn always as predictable And in any case hese elements were Pinky Got Out! thingshat you wanted o happen so it was all goodI ll definitely be looking out happen so it was all goodI ll definitely be looking out he second book in Not Anyone's Anything this series and will likely also check out some ofhe authors other books This book was a great history story It was a great funhistorical and enjoyable read This book akes place in Rome 61BC agoPlot When 10 year old
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Cornelius Primus he character his father dies Him and his Mom get sold Desire to Inspire: Using Creative Passion to Transform the World to slavery while Marcus Cornelius Primus a gladiatorraining school south of RomeAs he learns Confetti Covered Quicksand the ways of howo be a gladiator and surviveCharacters Commander PompeiusMarcus Cornelius Primus MomDadSoldiers of RomeThe Genre of he book is young adult fiction has he book was made for kids and it was a fictional book about Systems Analysis and Design the way how Marcus learns howo survive and be a gladiatorThe way The Sea of Lost Girls that Simon Scarrow writes his book is He will always describehe felling is hat he will explain his felling as if it was real For example when his father died he explained it as if it really happened o him The hing hat i found uniue about his book The setting and he story was uniue Cool Nail Art: 30 Step-By-Step Designs to Rock Your Fingers and Toes to me because I have never read a bookhat Skint Estate: A memoir of poverty, motherhood and survival takes place in rome 61BC andhe story was very interesting I really liked The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers the wayhat he described his situation sThis book is great for people who live historical book s This book had everything but something new The same old story Someone makes The Full Facts Book of Cold Reading: A Comprehensive Guide to the Most Persuasive Psychological Manipulation Technique in the World the MC s life a living hell bonus points ifhis someone kills Male Medusa, Caught in Coils the MC s family as well MC swears revenge againsthe aforementioned someone Then hrow in a lot of complications bullies starvation poverty life and death situations In short all ragedies imaginable And BAM There s he ultimate plot wist Sadly not even A Year of Weddings: Twelve Love Stories the plotwist here surprised me All I had as a reaction was Okay Whatever Like I give a damnThe author s unrealistic portrayal of Marcus he MC did not help one bit He was barely eleven Then why he heck was he The Evolution of Modern Land Warfare: Theory and Practice talking like a guy in his lateeensAaaaannnnndddd No Sanctuary this book ended on a cliffhanger But I couldn care les. Sä Tietämättään hän kuitenkin kantaa hengenvaarallista salaisuutta Jos roomalaiset saavat sen selville pakotietä ei oleSimon Scarrow on kerännyt maailmalla suurta suosiota historiallisille faktoille uskollisilla romaaneillaan Scarrow kiinnostui historiasta koulussa; rakkaus antiikin maailmaan sai alkunsa latinan ja historian unneill. ,