One of the greatest figures of classical mythology, Hercules is at the centre of many legendary tales. But is it possible that he has been misunderstood and that the true purpose of his famous Labours has remained a secret, known only to Hercules himself, his most trusted friends and the gods?
In this fascinating novel, Iolaus, Hercules' nephew and charioteer, reveals all that we didn't know about Hercules' life and work. He reveals the truth about Hercules' character, his childhood and his relationships with his friends, family and lovers. He recounts his many adventures and accomplishments, dispelling the myths that surround this great, intriguing, and sometimes misrepresented man.