The ten thousand

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Solaris, Sep 1, 2008 - Fiction - 473 pages
19 Reviews
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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Review: The Ten Thousand (The Macht #1)

User Review  - Gavin Gates - Goodreads

Paul Kearney is a name anyone into fantasy should be familiar with, he is a versatile and extremely talented writer and this is showcased in 'The Macht' to a tee. The Ten Thousand is the starting ... Read full review

Review: The Ten Thousand (The Macht #1)

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

I liked it. I thought it was a good fantasy adaptation of the Anabasis. There was a lot which was very good about it. Rictus comes from quite a different position to Xenophon - who was an Athenian ... 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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