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y The Five Greatest Warriors single work   novel   adventure   thriller  
Is part of Jack West Series Matthew Reilly 2012 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'Jack West Jr and his loyal team are in desperate disarray: they've been separated, their mission is in tatters, and Jack was last seen plummeting down a fathomless abyss. After surviving his deadly fall, Jack must now race against his many enemies to locate and set in place the remaining pieces of The Machine before the coming Armageddon. As the world teeters on the brink of destruction, he will learn of the Five Warriors, the individuals who throughout history have been most intimately connected to his quest. Scores will be settled, fathers will fight sons, brothers will battle brothers, and Jack and his friends will soon find out exactly what the end of the world looks like...' Source: www.matthewreilly.com/ (Sighted 22/10/2009).

Australian Popular Medievalism

This text has been selected for the Australian Popular Medievalism dataset.
Reference: Indirect
Importance: Low
Note: One of the five warriors is Genghis Khan.

Notes

  • Dedication: This book is dedicated to all the men and women in the Australian Defence Force.
  • Epigraph: Everything is connected to everything else. Lenin.
  • Epigraph:

    A mortal battle,

    Between father and son.

    One fights for all

    And the other for one.

    Three thousand year old inscription found in Chinese shrine in the Wu Gorge, Central China.

  • Other formats: Also sound recording; large print

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 2009 .
      Image courtesy of Pan Macmillan Australia
      Extent: xiv, 460pp.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 9781405039338 (hbk.), 9781405039833 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Orion , 2009 .
      Extent: 460p.
      ISBN: 9781409112662 (hbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Simon and Schuster , 2010 .
      Extent: xi, 381pp.
      ISBN: 9781416577577 (hbk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Pocket Books , 2011 .
      Extent: 574p.
      ISBN: 9781416577584
Alternative title: Der fünfte Kriege
Language: German
    • Berlin,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      List , 2010 .
      Extent: 509p.
      Description: Ill., maps
      ISBN: 3471300112, 9783471300114

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— Appears in: Brisbane News , 21 - 27 October no. 757 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly 2009 single work novel
Fiction Books Ian Barry , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 October 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly 2009 single work novel
Cliffhanger King Still Grips Simon Clews , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 December 2009; (p. 22)

— Review of The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly 2009 single work novel
Untitled Fran Knight , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 24 no. 1 2010; (p. 69)

— Review of The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly 2009 single work novel
Book Review – The Five Greatest Warriors Synopsis by Matthew Reilly Joanne Peulen , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2011;

— Review of The Five Greatest Warriors Matthew Reilly 2009 single work novel
Living the Life of Reilly Daniel Ziffer , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 23 October 2009; (p. 22)
Overflow Rosemary Sorensen , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 January 2010; (p. 15)
A column canvassing current literary news including a comment on the future of book publishing in hard copy form.
Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
Leading by Trailing Caroline Baum , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: Australian Author , December vol. 44 no. 4 2012; (p. 16-19)
'Book trailers, aka promotional videos, have become part of the marketing arsenal for big-name authors, writes Caroline Baum. But you have to choose your genre carefully.'
Borrowers Stay True to Favourite Authors Linda Morris , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 16 February 2014; (p. 23)
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