Xenophon's Retreat

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Author  Robin Waterfield
Publisher  Faber & Faber Limited
Publication Date   October 23, 2017
ISBN  0571223834
Pages  240

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It is 401 BC. After an epic battle in Persia, Xenophon is elected general of the defeated Greek army and must lead the men on a fraught journey back home - a journey of hundreds of miles, north from modern-day Iraq into the mountains of Kurdistan and Armenia, and down to the coast of the Black Sea, fighting all the way, harried on all sides by Persian forces, wild mountain tribesmen, and a bitter winter...This book presents a gripping adventure full of drama, human interest, strong characters, pathos and triumph.

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