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by eclipse
Wed May 29, 2019 12:36 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open
Replies: 33
Views: 8272

Re: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open

You're very patient, Jeanne!

Those first chapters make crave for more, I can't wait for the rest. They're full of little details that make the characters come alive. I'm so happy to have a specialist like you write a book about Alexander. We're so lucky.
by eclipse
Sun May 05, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open
Replies: 33
Views: 8272

Re: Dancing with the Lion: preorder is open

Thanks for the teaser! I'll be preordering for sure. I've been looking forward to this since you first mentioned, and like the style. Took me right there to those lively streets.
by eclipse
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Alexander in the "Porus" series
Replies: 17
Views: 11734

Re: Alexander in the "Porus" series

Where are y'all finding the subtitled episodes? I'd really like to see this show. The official Youtube channel where the episodes are uploaded has subtitles for many of the episodes if you turn them on: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzufeTFnhupzyzlwG-jtFKVshYyEuzKIi Took me a while to get ...
by eclipse
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Alexander the Great in the Media
Topic: Alexander in the "Porus" series
Replies: 17
Views: 11734

Re: Alexander in the "Porus" series

Wow, thanks for recommending this. I've been watching it on YT, and there are a bunch of episodes with English subtitles, and English summaries for the ones that don't. I'd never watched anything Indian before, so it was a shock for me with all the dramatic camera angles and effects and acting. At f...
by eclipse
Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Book reviews
Topic: Dancing with the Lion (novels on the young ATG)
Replies: 39
Views: 14558

Re: Dancing with the Lion (novels on the young ATG)

It's funny (sad) I can only think of rare examples of Hephaestion being sort of developed in fiction. One of them is in this little known novel called The Curse of Ezekiel, which is not great, but has the interesting quality of being written by a Lebanese author and from a Lebanese point of view, wh...