THE OLYMPIC CHARIOTEER

HELENA P. SCHRADER

  • Pub. Date: August 2005
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • ISBN-13: 9780595367825
  • ISBN: 059536

From the Publisher

Two cities at war Two men with Olympic ambitions –
And one slave the finest charioteer in Greece

Set in archaic Greece, and based on incidents recorded in Herodotus, this is the tale of a young man s journey from tragedy to triumph and the story of the founding of the first non-aggression pact in recorded history: the Peloponnesian League.

SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM AME VIRTUAL AUTHOR TOUR AND DOES NOT EFFECT THIS REVIEW!!

 

MY THOUGHTS:

 

THE OLYMPIC CHARIOTEER by Helena P. Schrader is an interesting historical  fiction set in Archaic Greece. It is well written with depth and details. It is a tale of one slave,two men with Olympic ambitions, two cities at war and the finest charioteer in Greece. It has tragedy,olpympic triumph,romance, slavery, intrigue,alliances,struggles, Archaic Spartan society, love won and lost.It is about the struggle of one slave who will become the greatest Olympic charioteer of all and his sacrifices,triumphs and the first non-aggression pact: the Peloponnesian League.  This is a very intense story with many facet characters. It expands on the Spartan culture and shows much research was done in order to write this story. It is packed full of action, adventure,tragedy, and is fast paced. If you enjoy learning more on the Spartan culture,their trials,triumphs,slavery and be transported to a different time and place this is the book for you. It is a great read and is fast paced. This book was received for the purpose of review from AME Virtual Author Tours and details can be found at iUniverse.

RATING: 4

REVIEWED BY: April Renn

 

 

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