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The eagle of the Ninth

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 9780192789990 0192789996
OCLC Number: 624411834
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published: 1954.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Rosemary Sutcliff.

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The Eagle of the Ninth is one of the most celebrated children's books of the twentieth century and is now the subject of a major film. This new edition, with its movie tie-in cover, is being  Read more...

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'Decades later, I can still hear echoes of The Eagle of the Ninth in my head: the chink of mail, the tired beat of the legionaries' feet.' The Independent 'What a splendid story it is, compulsive Read more...

 
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