(EBOOK FREE) [Gladiator Fight for Freedom] author Simon Scarrow

Simon Scarrow expands his iterary Roman empire into the realm

of children s 
children s with the first in a new series Fight for Freedom Scarrow is most well known for his action adventure Eagle series which focuses on a pair of Roman Legionaries fighting the good fight for the Emperor during the early years of the first century With Fight for Freedom he steps back a century back in time centering around the years following the Spartacus rebellion A young boy s father is killed and he and his mother wind up at a slave auction setting up a this nice adventurous tale After being captured and sold as a slave during a bungled attempt to stow away on a ship the hero Marcus istens to his introduction at his new residence a gladiator training school south of Rome This is your new home This is the only home you have from now on Where you came from is no than a memory and it will go easer with you if you try to forget your past Play Like You Mean It lives That is all dead to you now All that remains is toearn how to fight and surviveThe plot is cliched and most conclusions are obvious Scarrow does a nice job however of embuing the story with a strong sense of historical place as well as dealing with the issues of slavery and how much it impacted ancient daily Norse Mythology life Overall the book is a solid three BUTit scored very highly with my 12 year old son whooved the action the melodramatic cartoonish violence and the relatively realistically portrayed ancient roman themes of honor citizenship and gladiatorialwarrior glory He can t wait for book 2 which move it s focus to Rome itself The story is violent by the nature of its topic but it s not over the top and shouldn t shock a modern TV hardened boy of 11 years and older This comes nowhere near the depth of Sutcliffe s Eagle of the Ninth to whom Scarrow dedicated this novel but it s a good hearted children s tale and a fun read For a ong time I have been interested in historical fiction and ancient Rome has a special place in my heart when it comes to interests This is the first volume of a new series about Marcus Cornelius Primus As The Primus As the opens Marcus father Titus Cornelius Pollenius is on the battlefield fighting in the conclusion to the Spartarcus wars The rebelling slaves have all but ost Just at the conclusion of the battle Titus saves the eading General Pompeius from an attack by one of the slaves and is rewarded with a selection of the recently captured slaves Titus chooses Marcus mother LiviaAfter this opening the novel jumps ahead 10 yea. Gladiaattori – Taistelu vapaudesta on Simon Scarrowin uuden nuorille suunnatun historiallisen seikkailusarjan avausteos Kirjan tapahtumat sijoittuvat Rooman valtakuntaan vuonna 61 ennen ajanlaskumme alkua Kirja nousi heti ilmestymisviikollaan Britannian bestseller istalleNuoren Marcus Cornelius Primuksen elämä muuttuu ankaran kurinalais. Gladiator Fight for Freedom

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R dog i found that interesting because i don t think i would do something A Man for All Seasons like that but his dog was still killed along with his father 3My favorite uote from the book was said by Brixus aieutenant of the Famous Spartacus who said to Marcus you carry the mark of the rebellion you carry the mark of Spartacus i fond this interesting because he said in a slave house and nearly yelled it Saying this would have gotten him and Marcus killed if Someone had heard them4Something I thought deeply about in the book was that marcus when they were transported To The Market He Would Keep Telling People He the slave market he would keep telling people he a citizen of Rome which kept getting him Beaten until they threatened to hurt his mother This book had everything but something new The same old story Someone makes the MC s Matlhasedi Bosa BO Sele Setlopha SA Tlelase Ya B life aiving hell bonus points if this someone kills the MC s family as well MC swears revenge against the aforementioned someone Then throw in a Casual Car Deception lot of complications bullies starvation povertyife and death situations In short all tragedies imaginable And BAM There s the ultimate plot twist Sadly not even the plot twist here surprised me All I had as a reaction was Okay Whatever Like I give a damnThe author s unrealistic portrayal of Marcus the MC did not help one bit He was barely eleven Then why the heck was he talking Passionate like a guy i Boooooooring Marcus Cornelius Primus is the son of a Roman Centurian With the first ten years of hisife spent on his family s farm in Greece Marcus ife is suddenly turned upside down when his his ife spent on his family s farm in Greece Marcus The Spanish Civil War As a Religious Tragedy life is suddenly turned upside down when his is killed and he and his mother are taken as slaves Marcus is then sold to a Gladiator trainer where heearns to fight whilst all t 35 starsBig warning about spoilers Don t Wedding-Night Baby look at the titles of the rest of the series before you finish this book or youl be able to guess the big reveal at the end very easily It is predictable anyway but stillThis is the kind of book that would have been much believable if Marcus the main character had been two years older His age works at first because he still has a La maladie de Gougerot-Sjgren: Vers la gurison avec les mdecines alternatives lot of childhood innocence and believes that people will believe him if he tells the truth and that people will fight for what is right However as soon asoses that he starts behaving in a much mature way a way that is a bit too mature for a boy who just turned elevenEven though most of the plot was predictable and unsurprising this book is written in a way that kept me reading until I reached the คินดะอิจิยอดนักสืบ 29 หน้ากากมรณะ คินดะอิจิ โคสุเกะ last page andeft me wanting to read the rest of the series. Sä Tietämättään hän kuitenkin kantaa hengenvaarallista salaisuutta Jos roomalaiset saavat sen selville pakotietä ei oleSimon Scarrow on kerännyt maailmalla suurta suosiota historiallisille faktoille uskollisilla romaaneillaan Scarrow kiinnostui historiasta koulussa; rakkaus antiikin maailmaan sai alkunsa atinan ja historian tunneill. Rs The family has settled on an island estate only to find its fortunes fading My Dad Wrote a Porno: The fully annotated edition of Rocky Flintstone's Belinda Blinked largely due to struggling crops from their farms They are greatly in debt and everything falls apart when Decimus comes calling after his money Since none is forthcoming Desimus decides to take it in the form This book was a great history story It was a great funhistorical and enjoyable read This book takes place in Rome 61BC agoPlot When 10 year old Marcus Cornelius Primus the main character his father dies Him and his Mom get sold to slavery while Marcus Cornelius Primus a gladiator training school south of RomeAs heearns the ways of how to be a gladiator and surviveCharacters Commander PompeiusMarcus Cornelius Primus MomDadSoldiers of RomeThe Genre of the book is young adult fiction has the book was made for kids and it was a fictional book about the way how Marcus earns how to survive and be a gladiatorThe way that Simon Scarrow writes his book is He will always describe the felling is that he will explain his felling as if it was real For example when his father died he explained it as if it really happened to him The thing that i found uniue about this book The setting and the story Was Uniue To Me uniue to me I have never read a book that takes place in rome 61BC and the story was very interesting I really iked the way that he described his situation sThis book is great for people who ive historical book s Surprisingly good I ve always been intrigued by gladiators and the story of Spartacus so when I saw this YA series I thought I d give it a read just out of curiosity W Note that I feel may be of interestI don t know if these books connect with the Eagles of the Empire series but it is very easy to mix this book up with The Gladiator by the same author which is the book I thought I was reading Macro and Cato do not appear in this bookHowever I did enjoy this book and I m very tempted to read in this series 1I decided to read Fight for Freedom by Simon Scarrow because I Enjoy Learning About Ancient enjoy earning about ancient and so since Rome is Right next to Greece I decided to read this book i also had a read of the blurb and saw that his father was murdered as a centurion which high rank in the Roman Military so i wanted to find out 2One of the Characters I found interesting in Fight for Freedom was Marcus Cornelius Primus because at the start his father was confronted be a tax collector s thug and so marcus decided to train his dog his best and only friend into a guard dog a fierce and kille. Eksi hänen aloittaessaan huipputaistelijaksi tähtäävän koulutuksen gladiaattorikoulussa Marcus ei voi unohtaa menneisyyttään hänen isänsä on murhattu ja äitinsä siepattu ja myyty orjaksi Marcus janoaa kostoa ja on päättänyt etsiä käsiinsä isänsä entisen komentajan Pompeius Suuren pyytääkseen apua ja pelastaakseen äitin.