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The Eagle of the Ninth - Rosemary Sutcliff
The Eagle of the Ninth
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In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.
In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780374419301 (0374419302)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Series: The Dolphin Ring Cycle (#1)
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Of Ages Past: The Writing of Anne Marie Gazzolo
Of Ages Past: The Writing of Anne Marie Gazzolo rated it
3.0 The Eagle (The Dolphin Ring Cycle #1)
Enjoyable book about Roman Britain using an actual event, the disappearance of the Ninth Legion, as a backdrop and the search to recover the Legion's eagle standard.
cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it
4.0 The Eagle Of The Ninth
Unusual time period, circa 110, C.E. I found the adventures well researched and interesting. Decent pace. I have the trilogy version of the book, but didn't feel compelled to continue with the series, ... at this point.
Birdish Book Blog
Birdish Book Blog rated it
5.0
[Originally posted on tumblr on 4. October 2012] I remember promising a post about ‘The Eagle of the Ninth' by Rosemary Sutcliff. I'm not so sure when it comes to writing about this since it says on the back cover that millions of copies have been sold of this book. So I'll just assume that a lot ...
BreakRaven
BreakRaven rated it
This book is wonderful. Marcus and Eska are two of my favorite heroes, and their story is so well imagined and so intelligent, it captures you immediately and just won't release you until you're finished with it. Rosemary Sutcliff's writing style alone is enough to suck my breath away; she's so, so ...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
3.0 The Eagle Of The Ninth
I will admit to having seen the movie first, which was probably not the best choice because on reading the book I was... kind of underwhelmed? Like it had lots of great background information, and much greater historical accuracy, and an actual girl, and she was fierce and awesome, and a puppy, and ...
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