Legionary

  • by Gordon Doherty
  • Narrated by Simon Whistler
  • 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Roman Empire is crumbling, and a shadow looms in the east....
376 AD: The Eastern Roman Empire is alone against the tide of barbarians swelling on her borders. Emperor Valens juggles the paltry border defenses to stave off invasion from the Goths north of the Danube. Meanwhile, in Constantinople, a pact between faith and politics spawns a lethal plot that will bring the dark and massive hordes from the east crashing down on these struggling borders. The fates conspire to see Numerius Vitellius Pavo, enslaved as a boy after the death of his legionary father, thrust into the limitanei, the border legions, just before they are sent to recapture the long-lost eastern Kingdom of Bosporus. He is cast into the jaws of this plot, so twisted that the survival of the entire Roman world hangs in the balance....

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Sounds like a good story but the narration is bad

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I don't really like the style of the narrator. He made every sentence sounds as if it is a surprise and that really gives me a headache.


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- Josephine

Peculiar pronounciation spoils it.

Spoiled by the peculiar pronounciation.of grimacing, grimaced and ethereal. The author employs the first two of those words at least six times every chapter and sometimes many many more. A small thing, you may say, but by half way through, it was grating.
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- Mr

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-04-2014
  • Publisher: Whistle Media