HEROES is a sequence of remarkable stories. Each of them sheds a different and startling light on the all-but-universal craving for an invincible champion, and each of them features a character so glamorous or intimidating his contemporaries considered him either a devil or a god.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - publiusdb - LibraryThing
I didn't actually read the whole thing, just the chapter on Cato...but that's really all I checked it out for, anyway, and it served that purpose adequately. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Meggo - LibraryThing
This is not so much a book about heroes, but a book about anti-heroes. Deeply flawed and in many ways extraordinarily selfish, the "Heroes" of the title are not your usual list. For example, the book ... Read full review