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ISBN 10 : 9780553814064
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Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle

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ISBN 10 : 9781407093727
Pages : 724 pages
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Download Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle PDF Full Free by Manda Scott and published by Random House. This book was released on 2010-06-30 with total page 724 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From THE SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Manda Scott, this the first instalment of a brilliantly imagined epic series that will leave you desperate for more. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. "Every so often, a book comes along that totally remoulds a historical figure for our own times ... massively impressive." -- Scotland on Sunday "Manda Scott has created a fictional universe all her own, but close enough to our reality for it both to warm and break our hearts. Breathtakingly good, it reveals the best and worst in all of us." -- Val McDermid "This book captured my imagination from the first page. I was swept away by the world that Manda creates with her writing. I couldn't put it down and was on to the next book as quick as I could get my hands on it." - ***** Reader review "Absolutely riveted to the book for the time it's taken to read it. Been very difficult to stop and put the book down to sleep." -- ***** Reader review ********************************** Britain has produced many fierce, noble warriors down the ages who have fought to keep Britain free, but there was one formidable lady in history whose name will never be forgotten... AD 60: Boudica, war leader of the Eceni, leads her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome - an occupying force that seeks to crush a vibrant, complex civilization and replace it with the laws, taxes and slavery of the Roman Empire. But how did Boudica come to be Britain's first and greatest warrior queen? How does Breaca - who kills her first warrior at the age of twelve - go on to lead an uprising and become one of the great female icons? Boudica: Dreaming The Eagle takes us right back to her humble origins and recreates the beginnings of a coming of age story so powerful its impact has survived through the ages. This is the unforgettable world of tribal Britain in the years before the Romans came: a twilight world of Dreamers and the magic of the gods; a world where warriors fight for honour as much as victory. It is a world of passion and courage and spectacular, heart-felt heroism pitched against overwhelming odds... Boudica's story continues in Boudica: Dreaming the Bull.


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Boudica and Her Stories

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ISBN 10 : 9780874130799
Pages : 272 pages
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Rome: The Emperor's Spy (Rome 1)

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ISBN 10 : 9781407093635
Pages : 592 pages
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Download Rome: The Emperor's Spy (Rome 1) PDF Full Free by Manda Scott and published by Random House. This book was released on 2010-06-01 with total page 592 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING author Manda Scott, a heady, fast-paced and exciting historical adventure full of religious and political tensions, passion and intrigue. Perfect for fans of Simon Scarrow, Robert Harris and Conn Iggulden. "As exciting as Ben Hur, and far more accurate..." - The Independent. "A gripping tale..." - Daily Mail. "I was totally engrossed..." - ***** Reader review. ***************************************** AD 64: ROME IS BURNING. ONLY ONE MAN CAN SAVE IT. The Emperor: Nero, Emperor of Rome and feared by his subjects for his temper and cruelty, is in possession of an ancient document predicting that Rome will burn. The Spy: Sebastos Pantera, assassin and spy for the Roman Legions is ordered to stop the impending cataclysm. He knows that if he doesn't, his life - and that of thousands of others - is in terrible danger. The Chariot Boy: Math, a young charioteer, subject to the wiles and schemes of the Emperor and the Spy. Who will win this game, where death stalks the drivers - on the track and off it. The series continues in Rome: The Coming of the King.


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ISBN 10 : 9781407093796
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Canadian Books in Print. Author and Title Index

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ISBN 10 : 00688398
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ISBN 10 : 9780521874601
Pages : 366 pages
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ISBN 10 : 9781409042914
Pages : 411 pages
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Download Rome PDF Full Free by Manda Scott and published by Random House. This book was released on 2011-05-12 with total page 411 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the Sunday Times bestselling author Manda Scott, a high-octane, stirring and exciting historical adventure full of intrigue and action. Perfect for fans of Simon Scarrow, Robert Harris and Conn Iggulden. "Intricately woven, cleverly plotted. Miss this at your peril!" -- BEN KANE "Intelligent, historical...I was bereft when I turned the final page." -- ROBERT LOW "A dazzling, wonderfully crafted tale. Spellbinding." -- GILES KRISTIAN "Manda Scott's 'Rome' is fast becoming one of my favourite series. Highly recommended." -- ***** Reader review "Definitely required reading for anyone interested in this phase of history, amongst others !!" -- ***** Reader review *********************************** TO SAVE ROME HE MUST PLACE HIS TRUST IN ANOTHER. Sebastos Pantera, known to his many enemies as the Leopard and something of a lone wolf, is the spy the Emperor Nero uses only for the most challenging and important of missions. His next mission: to find the most dangerous man in Rome's empire and bring him to bloody justice. His prey is cunning, subtle and ruthless. Saulos has pledged to bring about the destruction of Rome and her provinces and now fate, good luck and planning have given him the means to do so. The brilliance of Saulos' plan will be difficult to combat, but Pantera has a new ally: a king in the making who could change the future of his people - a man he can finally trust. If they work together, they could bring a province back from the edge of ruin. But first, they must attempt the impossible; an assault on an invulnerable fortress, where failure means death to them both. The story continues in Rome: The Eagle of the Twelfth. Have you read Rome: The Emperor's Spy, where the story begins?


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ISBN 10 : 9781842173183
Pages : 224 pages
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Download Rethinking Celtic Art PDF Full Free by Duncan Garrow and published by Oxbow Books. This book was released on 2008-10-01 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Early Celtic art' - typified by the iconic shields, swords, torcs and chariot gear we can see in places such as the British Museum - has been studied in isolation from the rest of the evidence from the Iron Age. This book reintegrates the art with the archaeology, placing the finds in the context of our latest ideas about Iron Age and Romano-British society. The contributions move beyond the traditional concerns with artistic styles and continental links, to consider the material nature of objects, their social effects and their role in practices such as exchange and burial. The aesthetic impact of decorated metalwork, metal composition and manufacturing, dating and regional differences within Britain all receive coverage. The book gives us a new understanding of some of the most ornate and complex objects ever found in Britain, artefacts that condense and embody many histories.


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If Women Rose Rooted

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ISBN 10 : 9781910463277
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ISBN 10 : 9781350309173
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Download How to Write Fiction (And Think About It) PDF Full Free by Robert Graham and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2006-10-29 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: If you are a writer of fiction, this practical handbook will teach you how to acquire your own writer's tool-box. Here you will learn all about developing your craft. The wide-ranging exploration of fiction-writing skills contains many unique features, such as the focus on reflective learning and tuition on advanced skills including foreshadowing, transitions and producing short story cycles. Throughout, the approach is centred on 3 kinds of activity: - Examining the theory of particular fiction writing skills. - Analysing the practice of these skills in examples of published work. - Practising the use of skills in fiction-writing exercises. What makes this guide so distinctive, though, is the way it consistently asks you to reflect on your work, and stresses the importance of being able to articulate the processes of writing. Packed with wisdom about the art of fiction and filled with writing exercises, How to Write Fiction (and Think about It) examines the work of today's finest authors to teach you everything you need to know about writing short stories or longer fiction. Whether you are a student, a would-be professional author, or a general reader who simply likes to write for pleasure, this guide will equip you with a portfolio of key fiction-writing skills.


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ISBN 10 : 9781446438909
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Download The Blighted Cliffs PDF Full Free by Edwin Thomas and published by Random House. This book was released on 2011-02-28 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Not many men emerged from Trafalgar without an ounce of credit to their names, but courtesy of an over-fondness for rum and his habitual bad luck, Lieutenant Martin Jerrold managed it. In February 1806, he is given one final chance to redeem his reputation and dispatched to Dover. Things don't augur well when, walking off the effects of a night in the tavern, Jerrold stumbles across a corpse lying on the beach. And they take a distinct turn for the worst when, to his horror and bemusement, he is suspected of murder. With a captain who despises him, and the local magistrate determined to see him hang, he knows clearing his name will require an imporbable reversal of his miserable fortunes. Somewhere in Dover's twisted streets, someone must know something. But Jerrold soon discovers that nothing is as it seems in a town where smuggling is a way of life, where everyone from the fishermen to the colonel of dragoons drinks only the finest French brandy... Distrusted by his superiors, set upon by suspiciously well-informed thugs and attacked by the French at sea, Jerrold does find some sympathy in the less-than-respectable arms of the comely Isobel, but he knows he has but two weeks to save his skin - or perish in the attempt.


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Conquering the Ocean

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ISBN 10 : 9780190937416
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Download Conquering the Ocean PDF Full Free by Richard Hingley and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2022 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An authoritative new history of the Roman conquest of Britain Why did Julius Caesar come to Britain? His own account suggests that he invaded to quell a resistance of Gallic sympathizers in the region of modern-day Kent -- but there must have been personal and divine aspirations behind the expeditions in 55 and 54 BCE. To the ancients, the Ocean was a body of water that circumscribed the known world, separating places like Britain from terra cognita, and no one, not even Alexander the Great, had crossed it. While Caesar came and saw, he did not conquer. In the words of the historian Tacitus, he revealed, rather than bequeathed, Britain to Rome. For the next five hundred years, Caesar's revelation was Rome's remotest imperial bequest. Conquering the Ocean provides a new narrative of the Roman conquest of Britain, from the two campaigns of Caesar up until the construction of Hadrian's Wall across the Tyne-Solway isthmus during the 120s CE. Much of the ancient literary record portrays this period as a long march of Roman progress but recent archaeological discoveries reveal that there existed a strong resistance in Britain, Boudica's short lived revolt being the most celebrated of them, and that Roman success was by no means inevitable. Richard Hingley here draws upon an impressive array of new information from archaeological research and recent scholarship on the classical sources to provide a balanced picture of the military activities and strategies that led to the conquest and subjugation of Britain. Conquering the Ocean is the fullest picture to date of a chapter in Roman military history that continues to captivate the public.


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Download Library Journal PDF Full Free by Melvil Dewey and published by . This book was released on 2007 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.


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