The Printed Page.
Slim pickens in the old mailbox this week!
In the Mail:
Won a book of my choice from Book Depository in Jen's (Jen's Book Talk) 100 follower giveaway.
From BOMC2. (I've been watching the new Spartacus series on STARZ...excellent...so when I saw this, I had to get it!)
The Spartacus War is the dramatic and factual account of one of history's great rebellions. Spartacus was beaten by a Roman general, Crassus, who had learned how to defeat an insurgency. But the rebels were partly to blame for their failure. Their army was large and often undisciplined; the many ethnic groups within it frequently quarreled over leadership. No single leader, not even Spartacus, could keep them all in line. And when faced with a choice between escaping to freedom and looting, the rebels chose wealth over liberty, risking an eventual confrontation with Rome's most powerful forces.
The result of years of research, The Spartacus War is based not only on written documents but also on archaeological evidence, historical reconstruction, and the author's extensive travels in the Italian countryside that Spartacus once conquered.
I'm going to the Goodwill half price sale Saturday so next Monday will probably be a more abundant MM! *fingers crossed*