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The Eagle of the Ninth By Rosemary Sutcliff

The Eagle of the Ninth
by Rosemary Sutcliff

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The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain. And they never came back. Marcus Aquila has to find out what happened to his father and the Ninth Legion, and so embarks on a quest into the unknown territory of the north. A quest so hazardous, no on expects him to return.
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The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

One of Rosemary Sutcliff's acclaimed books set in Roman Britain. The Eagle of the Ninth tells the story of a young Roman officer who sets out to discover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of the Ninth Legion, who marched into the mists of northern Britain and never came back. Rosemary Sutcliff spent most of her life in a wheelchair, suffering from the wasting Still's disease. She wrote her first book for children, The Queen's Story, in 1950 and went on to become a highly respected name in the field of children's literature. She received an OBE in 1975 and died at the age of 72 in 1992.

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GOR001110808
The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
Rosemary Sutcliff
Oxford Children's Modern Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2000-03-09
302
0192750453
9780192750457
N/A
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