Babylon - The Concubines Son (Babylon #1)

About the Author: H.A. Culley

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  • 218 pages
  • Babylon - The Concubines Son (Babylon #1)
  • H.A. Culley
  • 19 February 2018

Babylon - The Concubines Son (Babylon #1) In Bronze Age Mesopotamia Hammurabi narrowly escapes Babylon with his life after his half brother, Zuuthusu, murders their father and seizes the throne Although only sixteen, Hammurabi manages to raise an army to overthrow Zuuthusu Using diplomacy and innovative tactics, he then defeats the neighbouring kingdom of Eshnunna, which has given refuge to Zuuthusu, but his brother escapes again, this time into Elam Hammurabi s marriage to the feisty princess of Eshnunna creates problems at home, but he finds in her a soul mate who shares his dream of a single kingdom to replace the plethora of small city states which are constantly at war with each other Surrounded by powerful neighbours, including the Assyrians, the Hittites, the Sumerians and the Elamites, he employs astute diplomacy, as well as the judicious use of military force, to make Babylon into one of the most powerful nations in ancient Mesopotamia and a springboard for his later conquests Zuuthusu uses every trick in the book to frustrate Hammurabi s ambitions until, defeated on the battlefield once , he flees into the mountains and heads towards a final showdown This is the first of two novels by H A Culley about the fascinating life of Hammurabi, the first Emperor of Babylonia, who was also the creator of the first written code of laws in the ancient world, several hundred years before the Ten Commandments. Best Read Babylon - The Concubines Son (Babylon #1) [ author ] H.A. Culley [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – onedayyourdayweddings.co.uk

10 thoughts on “Babylon - The Concubines Son (Babylon #1)

  1. Stephen Fraser says:

    This book grabbed my attention because it was set in an interesting time period that I ve always held a fascination for First off this is classified as a historical fiction and as I delved into it I was pleasantly surprised that it was well done Often historical fiction in this time period suffers from plot holes and inaccuracies Neither of which do you find in this story The author H.A Culley is able to pull together a story that is vivid and understandable The characters are well defined This book grabbed my attention because it was set in an interesting time period that I ve always held a fascination for First off this is classified as a historical fiction and as I delved into it I was pleasantly surprised that it was well done Often historical fiction in this time period suffers from plot holes and inaccuracies Neither of which do you find in this story The author H.A Culley is able to pull together a stor...

  2. Malgorzata Hanus says:

    An interesting readIt is a story of Hammurabi the king of Babylon I knew that he was a law giver, he created the unified laws and wrote it down so it survived thousands of years I was surprised at the number of characters that are actually known by name, it made the storyrealistic and closer to the reader It s an interesting book, a good read, a story set firmly in history of our civilization The only downside is the lack of a map of Mesopotamia in that period so it could be pictured An interesting readIt is a story of Hammurabi the king of Babyl...

  3. Aritra says:

    So good things about the book firstly, the period it is set in is novel for me, and thus I enjoyed learningabout it However, though the plot was reasonable, at points the narrative felt a wee bit repetitive I found Culley s writing stylenarrative than descriptive Character development is okay, but not brilliant As the book does not follow any single character s mind frame in great depth, I suppose some loss of character development is to be expected However, I was a bit disapp So good things about the book firstly, the period it is set in is novel for me, and thus I enjoyed learningabout it However, though the plot was reasonable, at points the narrative felt a we...

  4. Suryabrata Banerjee says:

    This book tells a story about the early part of Hammurabi s life and reign The story begins with the murder of Hammurabi s father by one of his stepbrother Author was able to catch my interest straight away with Hammurabi s struggle to stay alive and how he raised an army to capture his father s throne The storytelling is straightforward and it is possibly not of the highest standard, but it depicts a very interesting period of the human history I have a natural interest in history and that This book tells a story about the early part of Hammurabi s life and reign The story begins with the murder of Hammurabi s father by one of his stepbrother Author was able to catch my interest straight away with Hammurabi s struggle to stay alive and how he raised an army to capture his father s throne The storytelling is straightforward and it is possibly not of the highest standard, but it depicts a very interesting period of the ...

  5. Molly Treynor says:

    Compelling look at a little appreciated time and place in history, as well as a gripping drama An interesting read for a summer night.Would be a good way to introduce this part of the world and it s cultural impact I enjoyed it a lot.

  6. Mary Rocco says:

    I m interested in the story of Hammurabi As with many Kindle books, the editing proofreading is very poor.