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The eagle's conquest

Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as one of Emperor Claudius's invasion force in AD 43, he is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his battle-scarred career. In a series of bloody skirmishes, Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato, and the desperately outnumbered Roman army must find and defeat the enemy before he grows strong enough to overwhelm the legions. But the Britons are not the only foe  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Claudius, Emperor of Rome; Claudius, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Scarrow
ISBN: 0312305346 9780312305345
OCLC Number: 61231029
Description: 310 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Simon Scarrow.

Abstract:

When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as one of Emperor Claudius's invasion force in AD 43, he is facing one of the toughest campaigns of his battle-scarred career. In a series of bloody skirmishes, Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato, and the desperately outnumbered Roman army must find and defeat the enemy before he grows strong enough to overwhelm the legions. But the Britons are not the only foe facing Macro and Cato. A sinister organisation opposed to the Emperor is secretly betraying the invaders. And when rumours of an assassination attempt coincide with the Emperor's arrival on British soil, the soldiers realise they are up against a force more ruthless than their acknowledged enemy ...

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