The Eagle (Roman Britain Trilogy Series #1)

The Eagle (Roman Britain Trilogy Series #1)

by Rosemary Sutcliff
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Overview

The Eagle (Roman Britain Trilogy Series #1) by Rosemary Sutcliff

In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781429934336
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Series: Roman Britain Trilogy Series , #1
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 170,915
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
File size: 669 KB
Age Range: 10 - 15 Years

About the Author

ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF is the author of 50 historical novels for children. The third book in the Roman Britain trilogy, The Lantern Bearers, won the Carnegie Medal in 1959, and Tristan and Iseult was a runner up in 1972. She also won the first Phoenix Award in 1985 for The Mark of the Horse Lord and the most recent in 2010 for The Shining Company. Rosemary Sutcliff received an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for services to Children's Literature in 1975 and in 1993, the year after her death, was promoted to CBE (Commander of the British Empire).


Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-1992) wrote dozens of books for young readers, including her award-winning Roman Britain trilogy, The Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Branch, and The Lantern Bearers, which won the Carnegie Medal. The Eagle of the Ninth is now a major motion picture, The Eagle, directed by Kevin MacDonald and starring Channing Tatum. Born in Surrey, Sutcliff spent her childhood in Malta and on various other naval bases where her father was stationed. At a young age, she contracted Still's Disease, which confined her to a wheelchair for most of her life. Shortly before her death, she was named Commander of the British Empire (CBE) one of Britain's most prestigious honors. She died in West Sussex, England, in 1992.

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Eagle (Roman Britain Trilogy Series #1) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 33 reviews.
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This is a book you can't pass up. It is funny and action-packed.
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Marcus is amazing
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