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Wounds of Honour - Anthony Riches
Wounds of Honour
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Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely landed in Britannia when he has to run for his life - condemned to dishonorable death by power-crazed Emperor Commodus. The plan is to take a new name, serve in an obscure regiment on Hadrian's Wall and lie low until he can hope for justice. Then a rebel army... show more
Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely landed in Britannia when he has to run for his life - condemned to dishonorable death by power-crazed Emperor Commodus. The plan is to take a new name, serve in an obscure regiment on Hadrian's Wall and lie low until he can hope for justice. Then a rebel army sweeps down from the wastes north of the Wall, and Marcus has to prove he's hard enough to lead a century in the front line of a brutal, violent war.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780340920305 (0340920300)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Pages no: 341
Edition language: English
Series: Empire (#1)
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4.0 Wounds of Honour
Good debut historical fiction novel.A Roman is hidden in the deeps of Britain to escape the emperor's plot to destroy his family.Marcus Valerius Aquila gets sent over the sea and joins up with the legion, where he is quickly given a new identity and made a centurion.Some of the early incidents are a...
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