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The lantern bearers

Author: Rosemary Sutcliff; Charles Keeping
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Eagle of the ninth, bk. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Roman army have moved out of Britain and left it in a state of civil war and under threat of being invaded by another enemy, the Saxons - When Aquila deserts his regiment to return to this famiy he is horrified by the destruction he finds there - Soon he becomes solely driven by the need for revenge.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Sutcliff; Charles Keeping
ISBN: 9780192755063 0192755064
OCLC Number: 76360601
Notes: Originally published: 1959.
Description: 307 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Eagle of the ninth, bk. 3.
Responsibility: Rosemary Sutcliff ; illustrated by Charles Keeping.
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The last of the Roman army have set sail and left Britain, abandoning it to civil war and the threat of a Saxon invasion. Aquila deserts his regiment to return to his family, but his home and all  Read more...

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This is historical fiction at its best. Post Roman Britain comes alive in this novel. The characters are all believable and no matter how small a part they play they are complete-as is the plot-no Read more...

 
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