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The eagle of the Ninth chronicles

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Eagle of the Ninth, 1.; Eagle of the Ninth, 2.; Eagle of the Ninth, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In The Eagle of the Ninth, Marcus, a young centurion, embarks on a quest north of Hadrian's Wall to discover what had happened to his father's Legion and, if possible, to recover the famous Eagle, symbol of the Legion's honour. In The Silver Branch, a young Roman army medical officer, sent to Britain during the period of waning Roman rule, befriends a kinsman with whom he shares an adventure of intrigue, exile, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Teenage historical fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 9780192789983 0192789988
OCLC Number: 520711091
Description: 617 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Eagle of the Ninth. Originally published: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1954 --
The silver branch. Originally published: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1957 --
The lantern bearers. Originally published: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1959.
Series Title: Eagle of the Ninth, 1.; Eagle of the Ninth, 2.; Eagle of the Ninth, 3.
Responsibility: Rosemary Sutcliff.

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The Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Branch and The Lantern Bearers are recognized as being three of the best novels about Roman Britain written for children. Written by Rosemary Sutcliff, one the  Read more...

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'these tales of Roman Britain have yet to be surpassed for their non-patronising prose and adult dangers. Sutcliff makes Classics and archaeology uniquely thrilling for children' * Amanda Craig, The Read more...

 
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