The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great

The Virtues of War: A Novel of Alexander the Great Alexander the Great BC ascended to the throne of Macedon at the age ofHe fought his greatest battles, including the conquest of the mighty Persian Empire, before he was , and died at the age of , still undefeated by any enemy His reputation as a supreme warrior and leader of men is unsurpassed in the annals of historyIn the brilliantly imagined first person voice of Alexander the Great, acclaimed novelist Steven Pressfield brings to life his epic battles, his unerring command of his forces, and the passions and ambitions that drove him A full blooded, multi dimensional portrait, The Virtues of War captures Alexander s complex character No one tells of battles as brilliantly as Pressfield, and here he vividly describes the seminal conflicts of Alexander s career, revealing the tactics behind them and capturing the blood, heat, and terror of the battlefield

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