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`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
Has been one of and maybe the favourite book since I first read it as a child. I bought this to replace the battered copy I re-read year after year; I do miss the fascinating... Read morePublished 1 month ago by J. Dowker
Most of the time the movie cannot do a justice to the book. This time the movie was much better than the original story. Read morePublished on Dec 21 2012 by Lana
Set in Later Roman Britain (around 400 AD), this historical novel tells a great adventure of two friends from very different pasts who set out to recover the lost banner of the... Read morePublished on Feb. 26 2010 by Prairie Pride
In home room, we chose from a few books. Me and some of my freinds were extremely direct for this book. Our teacher told us what it was about, which got me hooked on this book. Read morePublished on April 20 2004
I think Rosemary Suttliff is one of the greatest authors ever and The Eagle of the Ninth is one of my favorites of her books (I love all of them). Read morePublished on Aug. 28 2003
'Eagle of the Ninth' is the first in a bestselling series concerning ancient Rome by Rosemary Sutcliff, the famous and award-winning author of many historial novels and re-tellings... Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2003 by R. M. Fisher
This is a great book. It has detailed discriptions of roman provinces, plus an excellent plot. But the start was unbelivably boring. Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2002
Rosemary Sutcliff has yet again created an astonishingly riveting piece of work. The lively yarn is consistantly tightly woven throughout the book, without a dull moment. Read morePublished on June 2 2002
I read this book at school many years ago and it took me about ten years to be able to read another book! Not only did it put me off literature but also history. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2001