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Arimnestos of Plataea was one of the heroes of the Battle of Marathon, in which the heroic Greeks halted the invading Persians in their tracks, and fought in the equally celebrated naval battle at Salamis.

But even these stunning victories only served to buy the Greeks time, as the Persians gathered a new army, returning with overwhelming force to strike the final killing blow.

For the Greeks, divided and outnumbered, there was only one possible strategy: attack. And so, in the blazing summer of 479 BC, Arimnestos took up his spear one final time at the Battle of Plataea.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2019 Christian Cameron (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group Limited

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  • Mike OBrien
  • 2019-10-18

New favorite series.

This book and the whole series is absolutely incredible. Might be my favorite series ever now.

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  • Austin G.
  • 2020-12-24

The Long War Series-A Masterpiece

It takes a lot to make a great audiobook, much less a series of great ones. You have to have an excellent author and a talented narrator. It’s infrequent that I come upon any audiobook that the two work so well together. Peter Noble is handily one of the best narrators I have ever listened to, and the long war series written by Cameron was a beautiful portrait of Ancient Greece. I immensely enjoyed this series, and if you are a lover of history and adventure, this is a must read.

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  • Many a Long and Lonsome Highways
  • 2020-12-05

Best for last?

I have enjoyed the Long war all the way through, but this last book is head and shoulders above the rest!

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  • Rachel
  • 2020-09-15

one of the best series written!

absolutely fantastic series and book. tremendous talent both in author and narration. sad to see it end!

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  • Erik Anderson
  • 2019-11-29

I loved this series

This type of strategic description of the fights , yet believable characters is exactly what I look for in historical fiction.

I loved it.

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  • Connor Dalton
  • 2022-02-08

Phenomenal!

I hope that Christian Cameron continues this storyline because I'm emotionally invested in Arimnestos and his friends. Amazing book, incredible narration, and one of my favorite series I've ever read.

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  • Michael Cabral
  • 2022-01-11

A great series highly recommended!

Christian Cameron is a terrific writer it’s hard to keep battle descriptions fresh there is just no way to not repeat when it’s spears and shields. But Cameron gets inside his characters and brings them into our world. These well written works are enhanced by the voice of Peter Noble one of my most loved readers he is really a talented actor. I have enjoyed them all and look forward more.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-08-11

My heart...

How do you say goodbye to a story like this - that has people that become real in your head and your heart and your ears...

This story is alive, and it is a beautiful thing to have met, and loved.

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  • Terrell C.
  • 2020-07-18

Tremendous saga

This is an incredible telling of an amazing saga. The authorship is wonderful and the reader is exceptionally good. Not tired of listening, even after the completion of the long series. Highly recommended.

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  • Philip P. Laciura
  • 2020-06-09

Great series

Reviews were correct. As good as the Uthred series, which I consider high praise indeed.