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The eagle of the Ninth
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The eagle of the Ninth

Series: Eagle of the Ninth

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780192753922

Publication Date: 4 Oct 2004

Subject: Children's novels

Suitable for: Primary (Year 6)

AR: 7.1 UY

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The experiences of Roman soldiers in Britain.
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Summary

The experiences of Roman soldiers in Britain.

The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain. And they never came back. Four thousand men disappeared and the Eagle standard was lost.

Marcus Aquila, a young Roman officer, needs to find out what happened to his father and the Ninth Legion. He sets out into the unknown territory of the north on a quest so hazardous that no one expects him to return...

The Eagle of the Ninth is heralded as one of the most outstanding children's books of the twentieth century and has sold over a million copies worldwide.

This special edition has been produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this remarkable book by one of the highly respected author's of children's literature, Rosemary Sutcliff.

Contents

p1 Frontier fort
p14 Feathers in the wind
p28 Attack!
p43 The last rose falls
p53 Saturnalia games
p69 Esca
p83 Two worlds meeting
p94 The healer with the knife
p107 Tribune Placidus
p118 Marching orders
p134 Across the frontier
p143 The whistler in the dawn
p158 The lost legion
p175 The feast of the new spears
p190 Venture into the dark
p209 The ring-brooch
p226 The wild hunt
p238 The waters of Lethe
p252 Tradui's gift
p264 Valedictory
p279 The olive-wood bird
p293 List of place-names

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Children's novels
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4 Oct 2004
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9780192753922
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Paperback
Pages
304
Width
128mm
Height
198mm
Weight
286g
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