Hannibal: Enemy of Rome

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Random House, 2011 - Historical fiction - 464 pages
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In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated Carthage, their only serious rival for power in the Mediterranean. Now a young Carthaginian general, called Hannibal, is out for revenge. Caught up in the maelstrom are two young boys, Hanno, the son of a distinguished soldier and confidant of Hannibal, and Quintus, son of a Roman landowner.

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Hanno and his best friend Suniaton skip a day of listening to the political speeches Hanno’s father is participating in and decide to go fishing instead, since a shoal of tunny was rumored to be just ... Read full review

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I must admit that all I could call forward if you asked me about Hannibal was that he crossed the Alps with elephants. Beyond that I knew very little about him. As with most great figures in history ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

BEN KANE was born in Kenya and raised there and in Ireland. He studied veterinary medicine at University College Dublin but after that he travelled the world extensively, indulging his passion for ancient history. Now he lives in North
Somerset, where he researches, writes and practises as a small animal vet.

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