To protect Corinthian citizens Timoleon has his own brother murdered. Rejection by his family and society follow. Yet, once again Corinth tests his sense of hour and public duty by sending him to Sicily to defeat the tyrants who rule there. A host of characters - from squabbling tyrants to a mysterious Spartan, Callistredes; the corrupt financier Porcys; the tragic Clytemnestra and Timoleon's son, Telemachus, battling with greed and corruption to restore justice to 'Greater Greece' fill the pages with their adventures in this historical vel with a very contemporary reference.
G.A.Howkins has been a professional teacher of English in the UK secondary state sector for twenty-six years and is currently devoting himself to writing full-time, combined with taking an active interest in political, environmental and cultural issues close to his heart. He is working on a sequel to this novel, titled 'The Telemachon'. Having lived in London, Nottinghamshire and Durham, he is now living in the best possible place for inspiration, of which was once said: 'What Manchester does today, the rest of the world does tomorrow.'