Eagle of the Ninth

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on Eagle of the Ninth, written by Rosemary Sutcliff,

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Eagle of the Ninth


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eagle of the Ninth book cover - art by Geoff Taylor
Eagle of the Ninth - art by Geoff Taylor

Synopsis for Original Title

Set in Roman Britain this story is of a young Roman officer who sets out to discover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of the Ninth Legion, who marched into the mists of Northern Britain and never returned. Marcus Aquila is determined to find out what happened to his father and the legion. His venture to find them is seen as a quest so hazardous, noone expects him to return.






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