The Eagle of the Ninth

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9780140308907: The Eagle of the Ninth

First published in 1954, a story which follows the exploits of a Roman boy, Marcus Aquila, who sets out to discover what happened to his father and the Ninth Legion when they marched into northern Britain.

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"Sutcliff has a genius for the re-creation of an historical period."--"Horn Book Reflections"
"An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization."--"Booklist"
"Imaginatively conceived."--"The New Yorker"
"Decades later, I can still hear echoes of The Eagle of the Ninth in my head: the chink of mail, the tired beat of the legionaries' feet."--"The Independent"
"What a splendid story it is, compulsive reading!"--"Junior Bookshelf"
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Sutcliff has a genius for the re-creation of an historical period. "Horn Book Reflections"

An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization. "Booklist"

Imaginatively conceived. "The New Yorker"

Decades later, I can still hear echoes of The Eagle of the Ninth in my head: the chink of mail, the tired beat of the legionaries' feet. "The Independent"

What a splendid story it is, compulsive reading! "Junior Bookshelf""

Sutcliff has a genius for the re-creation of an historical period. Horn Book Reflections

An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization. Booklist

Imaginatively conceived. The New Yorker

Decades later, I can still hear echoes of The Eagle of the Ninth in my head: the chink of mail, the tired beat of the legionaries' feet. The Independent

What a splendid story it is, compulsive reading! Junior Bookshelf

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"Sutcliff has a genius for the re-creation of an historical period." --Horn Book Reflections

"An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization." --Booklist

"Imaginatively conceived." --The New Yorker

"Decades later, I can still hear echoes of The Eagle of the Ninth in my head: the chink of mail, the tired beat of the legionaries' feet." --The Independent

"What a splendid story it is, compulsive reading!" --Junior Bookshelf

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