About this book
A bind-up of 3 volumes in 1: "The Eagle Of The Ninth", "The Silver Branch" and "The Lantern Bearers", each set in Roman Britain. In "Eagle", the Ninth Legion march into the mists of northern Britain - and are never seen again. Young soldier Marcus Aquila sets out to uncover the truth. In "Silver", two young soldiers uncover a plot to overthrow the Emperor, and in "Lantern", the Romans are leaving and Aquila returns home, only to find that everything he loves has been destroyed. A film of "The Eagle Of The Ninth" is currently in production. Ages: 10+
The Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Branch and The Lantern Bearers are recognized as being three of the best novels about Roman Britain written for children. Written by Rosemary Sutcliff, one the most acclaimed children's writers of the twentieth century, and loved around the world, these outstanding books are now available in one volume.
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