The ten thousand

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Solaris, Sep 1, 2008 - Fiction - 473 pages
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The world of Kuf, an ancient Assurian Empire, dominant, prestigious and thought to be invincible, is about to be shaken to very foundations. An exile from the empire, the Great King's brother hires a force of Ten thousand elite mercenaries of a legendary race known as the Macht to take the throne by force. But when their employer is killed, The Ten Thousand find themselves abandoned. This is the story of their fight for freedom, and marks the start of a brand new series by one of the finest writers of fantasy.

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It was simply a slasher film in prose form. - Goodreads
The story is simplistic and the plot just rambles on. - Goodreads
There was nothing wrong with the author's writing. - Goodreads
I like Paul Kearney's writing, I really do. - Goodreads
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Review: The Ten Thousand (The Macht #1)

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This one has been on my list for quite some time now, and with comparisons to Steven Erikson and George RR Martin how could I not give this one a try? Well after finishing book 1 of the Macht trilogy ... Read full review

Review: The Ten Thousand (The Macht #1)

User Review  - Nerdsfeather - Goodreads

As a historian by training, I am always excited to see fantasies loosely based on accounts of historical events. Spending time in historical archives always makes me appreciate just how full the human ... Read full review

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Paul Kearney is the celebrated Irish writer behind the classic fantasy series "The Monarchies of God." He is also the author of "The Way To Babylon" and the highly regarded fantasy trilogy that began with "The Ten Thousand."

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