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The sword of pleasure.

Green, Peter

The sword of pleasure.

by Green, Peter

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Published by J.Murray in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL15182892M
ISBN 100719505569
OCLC/WorldCa631416985

The Sword of Medina is well written and intelligent, combining playfulness with painful human decisions. I identified with Aisha and Ali's struggles to assume both competing and complementary positions of power amid the intrigue I just finished the Sword of Medina - it was compelling, entertaining and a fun way to increase my knowledge of Islam/5(20). The sword of pleasure. by Peter Green starting at $ The sword of pleasure. has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

He had come in search of the legendary Sword of Shannara, for the Warlock Lord had returned to the Four Lands, and only the power of the Sword could vanquish him. Allanon had come with his little band into the Keep and very nearly had not come out again. In this very room, he had battled to the death with one of the Skull Bearers. There once was a king named Dionysius who ruled in Syracuse, the richest city in Sicily. He lived in a fine palace where there were many beautiful and costly things, and he was waited upon by a host of servants who were always ready to do his bidding. Naturally, because Dionysius had so much wealth [ ].

  In our constant quest to improve ourselves through shorter titles, this one is called Five Classic Sword-and-Planet Sagas. Howard: Sword-and-planet is one of my favorite genres. It . She saw the strain he felt as he gave her pleasure without taking any for himself. It was inconceivable to her that this man who lived only by his own rules would be so giving. It wasn't in his nature to be like this, and that only added to the delectation she felt. Again the intense pleasure built as her body shivered uncontrollably.


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This novel is a reconstruction of the life of Lucius Cornelius Sulla, who ruled the dying Roman Republic forty years before the death of Julius Caesar, as he himself might have written it.

Sulla was born in an uneasy generation which had lost faith /5. ‘The Sword of Pleasure’ by Peter Green () is a novel by a prolific novelist and historian and is highly-rated by lovers of historical fiction. It is a fictionalised autobiography by Sulla and deals with the early part of the first century B.C.

too often overlooked by historians – I suspect because the usual sources (e.g. Livy) don’t cover this period)/5(2). ‘The Sword of Pleasure’ by Peter Green () is a novel by a prolific novelist and historian and is highly-rated by lovers of historical fiction/5(2).

The Sword of Pleasure, Being the Memoirs of the most illustrious Lucius Cornelius Sulla, known as the Fortunate, beloved of Venus, Consul and Dictator, triumphant General, Saviour of Rome; who was born in the six hundred and sixteenth year from the City' Mass Market Paperback – Author: Peter Green.

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KIRKUS REVIEW. The success of Marguerite Yourcenar's Memoirs and Mary Renault's The Last of the Wine is no warrant for counting on similar reception for this volume, purporting to be the memoirs of Lucius Sulla, successful General, Consul and Dictator.

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The author has written five other books that form part of the story to make a total of seventeen books. The Sword of Pleasure by Peter Green 25 ratings, average rating, 5 reviews The Sword of Pleasure Quotes Showing of 1 “There are times when a nation desires a king or a dictator; times of confusion and uncertainty when they go down on their knees to one man and beg him to accept absolute power over them.”.

This book unintentionally provides a nice refute to cultural relativism - no European ruler in the s nor even the s ever came close in barbarism to what was entirely common in the 'gunpowder Empires' of the Ottomans, Persians and Moghuls Reviews: The novel tells of his military successes--against Jugurtha in Africa, in the Social civil war tearing Italy apart; in Greece and of his rivalry with Gaius Marius and their mutual hatred.

He tells of his personal life--marriages and family. He rises to Supreme Power as Dictator. He hopes to leaves as legacy reform of Rome's laws/5(1). Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Green, Peter, Sword of pleasure.

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