Biography

David Anthony Durham

David Anthony Durham is the author of PRIDE OF CARTHAGE, the Acacia Trilogy, and other works of historical fiction and fantasy. His novels have twice been New York Times Notable Books, and his novel GABRIEL'S STORY won the First Novel Award and the Alex Award from the American Library Association. His work has been translated into eight languages. Most recently, Durham won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer of Science Fiction. He lives in Massachusetts.

David Anthony Durham

Books by David Anthony Durham

by David Anthony Durham - Fiction, Historical Fiction

It is one of the most storied uprisings of classical times. Spartacus, the visionary captive and gladiator, used his toughness and charisma to turn a prison break into a revolt that would threaten the Roman empire. Now, David Anthony Durham brings us a thrilling retelling that gives voice not only to Spartacus himself, but also to Astera, Spartacus’ oracle consort; Nonus, a Roman soldier working both sides of the conflict; Laelia and Hustus, two slave children drawn into the ranks of the rebellion; Kaleb, secretary to the Roman senator and commander saddled with the task of quashing the insurrection; and many others in a vast spectacle of bloodshed, heroism and treachery.