"Historical novel that narrates the experiences of a Greek fishing family during the first Punic War
Almices Theopoulos, a young fisherman, lives with his family on Samos, an island in the Greek Dodecanese. The casual rescue of some castaways causes tragedy in his family. The year 264 BC, after Alexander the Great, Carthage and Rome are the new superpowers of the time, whose conflicting interests lead to the first Punic War. In an exciting drama the characters will be immersed in the warlike conflict that surrounds them, fighting against masters, crises, diseases and setbacks of destiny. A story about daily life of the pre-Roman era in the Mediterranean, from the Greek islands to Tyre, Alexandria or Carthage. A novel that combines the evolution of the main characters with historical facts, the result of a deep investigation that is presented to the reader in a time as unknown as it is fascinating: the Mediterranean of the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, Romans and pirates, slaves and freedmen; of the individual who then had no value as a human being and yet how great he would become."