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Sole survivor of a shipwreck as a baby, Beric is an outsider from the start. The village druid warns that he is cursed by the sea, and when death come to the tribe, the fingers of blame point in only one direction. Cast out by the warriors, Beric must survive in the harsh Roman world by himself.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, London, 1973. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Jacket and illustrations by Richard Kennedy (illustrator). 1st Edition. First published in 1955, this a seventh impression of 1973. Some edge wear to top and bottom of jacket and spine, corners very slightly bruised, some slight yellowing to back jacket, jacket creased along spine hinge of front jacket, price clipped and price replaced with publisher's sticker (£3.00), no inscriptions, internally clean tight and square, overall in vg+ condition, now in protective film wrapper. 229pp. The tale of an orphaned Roman child who is shipwrecked on the coast of Celtic Britain, outside of Roman rule. He is adopted by a childless couple, grows up within the tribe, eventually leaving to rejoin Roman society, becomes a slave in Rome, then a galley slave and ultimately back to Britain. Seller Inventory # 008557
Book Description Titles Distributed by Oxford University Press (Australia and New Zealand). Condition: Acceptable. Used - Acceptable. Your purchase helps support Sri Lankan Children's Charity 'The Rainbow Centre'. Ex-library with wear and barcode page may have been removed. Our donations to The Rainbow Centre have helped provide an education and a safe haven to hundreds of children who live in appalling conditions. Seller Inventory # Z1-W-028-01570