The Conquered was young Naomi Mitchison's first novel, published in 1923, just five years after the end of the First World War, in 1918. Mitchison chose to write about wars, but about historic ones, Julius Caesar's bloody and gradual conquest of Gaul. Instead of Caesar's serene lists of victories and setbacks, we have the impact of these wars on her Gallic hero Meromic. Profound and traumatic. From being heir to a proud tribe, the Veneti, he becomes by turns a slave, a revenge killer, a wanted man - and a slave again, with ...

The Conquered 2009, Kennedy & Boyd

ISBN-13: 9781849210324

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The Conquered 2008, Pomona Press, Alcester

ISBN-13: 9781443734905

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The Conquered 2006, Pomona Press, Alcester

ISBN-13: 9781406794823

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The Conquered 1923, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224604963

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