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His name is Parmenion. Despised by Spartans and Macedonians alike, he must fight for his place in the world. Yet he will survive.

Dark forces have marked out his destiny as the most fearsome warlord Greece has ever known. For he will become the Lion of Macedon - and will reshape the glory of Greece before he faces the wrath of hell....

©2017 David Gemmell (P)2017 Little Brown Book Group

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  • P
  • 02-23-18

Fantastic

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

One of my all time favourite books, I agree narrator could have been better, but still did a great jou

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-12-18

Great story, shame about the choice of narrator

I've always loved this book. And I was very excited to hear it as an audiobook. But the choice of narrator made it almost unbearable to listen to.

From his boring and monotonous cadence. To his unsuitably high voice. He really ruined this audiobook for me. Such a shame.

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  • Tyrone
  • 01-03-18

Wrong voice for story

While I’ve listened to Peter Kenny read other book, his voice does not match a butch and male oriented story.

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  • Harlequin565
  • 09-05-18

Not Too Bad

One of my favourite books from my favourite author, the Lion of Macedon is a great story. Unfortunately, for me - it's spoiled by the narration which I really didn't enjoy. Sean Barrett did a fab job (with the Drenai books) with his voice full of gravitas and (for wont of a better word) oomph.

Peter Kenny just doesn't do that for me and I was glad when the book was done. I'm sure he's great at other styles of story, but I just couldn't connect the two. Download a sample (if you can) before buying.

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  • Dean Gilgrist
  • 06-15-18

Good book but not based much of fiction.

Great characters, but I always like a basis of fact to my books. Some of the characters changes persona mid book and it was a little far fetched for my liking.

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  • Gaz5703
  • 02-27-18

loved it

well read good story. I can't wait to read the next book in the series

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  • MikeC
  • 01-16-18

Great Introduction to Gemmell

Excellent gateway into the writings of David Gemmell and his regular elements of shades-of-grey warriors, redemption, the Source and Chaos, spirit travel and the Void.