It’s the III Century B.C., Aníbal Barca, not only due to his inheritance but also thanks to his character, his strength and his intelligence, has become leader of Carthage. And the fearful Carthaginian army is composed not only by locals but also for many came from the Iberian peninsula that had joined the amazing force as Aníbal crossed the territory on his way to Rome.
Yet the mighty Rome Roma controls the known world, Aníbal wants to conquer the very heart of the Empire, the city itself and, once the Alps are on his back, the most unbelievable act of war ever done by anyone, he’ll got his first victory, those legions of Escipion will be defeated. Everything seems at hand for Aníbal…
Leones de Aníbal is the epic story of an astounding adventure, but also a novel about identity, sharing and friendship. A novel about an army of many, all different, who fight joined against the powerful Rome, nature forces and unexpected contingencies. All following a man’s flag, and not a land’s one. Three disparate individuals: Leukón, a young Celtiberian who joined the Carthaginians following his love, Alcón, a Saguntian Iberian hound by a past treason guilt, and Tabnit, a Carthaginian officer that hold an unconfessable secret, we’ll fight together.
Pellicer tells us the epopee that was about to change the course of History and unveils the mythic figure of one of the most amazing strategist of all times.
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Pellicer assembles historical figures like Hannibal himself with other fictional characters who are the protagonists of his novel: Leukón, a Celtiberian; Alcón, an Iberian; and a Carthaginian, Tabnit. All of them with their friendship, reactions and disappointments_ A.T.
Javier Pellicer started his literary career through short stories, and those granted him different awards as the first Premio Cryptshow Festival de Relato Fantástico 2008. He has also collaborated with many anthologies: Fantasmagoria, Ilusionaria 2 or Crónicas de la Marca del Este. His first novel, El espíritu del lince. Iberia contra Cartago was well received by the public and took him to the final selection of the award IV Premios de Literatura Histórica Hislibris. On his second novel, Legados he offers an homage to the classical fantastic adventures. Now, his last job has reached the shelves, is Leones de Aníbal,.
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