Spartacus was a rebel at heart. He fought back against the Roman system of slavery, and inspired thousands of other slaves to join him and rebel. This biography looks at the life of the great man, charting his changing fortunes and epic battles. Lives in Action is a series of narrative biographies that recount the lives of some of the key figures in history. Page-turning, thrilling plots that read like fiction will keep the most reluctant reader hooked.
Tony Bradman is an award-winning children's writer for all ages. His books have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Titles for A & C Black include Hercules the Hero, Space Pirates and other stories, Sleeping Nasty, Elvis the Squirrel, Macbeth and Richard III.