Rosemary's Sutcliff's absorbing collection of stories cover the fall of Londinium to the building of Hadrian's Wall, and the final departure of the Romans from Britain. Set at the time of the Roman occupation of Britain, they follow the fortunes of one family over three hundred years. All soldiers, they are linked by the Capricorn bracelet, first worn by the centurion Lucius for distinguished conduct, then handed down through the generations.
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"This is more than a piece of history, battles and centurions; it's a slice of life - the stories are exciting and compelling - every one is well-worth reading" (Wendy Cooling)Book Description:
A fascinating collection of tales set in Roman times, from the acclaimed historical writer, Rosemary Sutcliff.
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Book Description Red Fox, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11009943217X
Book Description Red Fox, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX009943217X