Gates of Fire

Written by:
Steven Pressfield
Narrated by:
Derek Jacobi

Abridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2000
6 hours 16 minutes
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Steven Pressfield brings the battle of Thermopylae to brilliant life.”—Pat Conroy

At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions of the mighty Persian army.

Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history—one that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire to tell the tale. . . .
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Luis F.

Great storytelling, very lively and rich in details. The chaotic narrative of flashback within flashback within... is a bit too much at times, but that's part of the fun, I suppose. Superior narration, giving that extra boost to an already vivid text.

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This story is a well known chronicle of the 300 Spartans. It takes you through the tragedies the narrator experiences as a boy through to his witnessing one of the most brilliant battles of historical warfare. A must listen.

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