The Eagle of the Ninth
By Rosemary Sutcliff
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), Paperback, 9780374419301, 304pp.)
Publication Date: November 9, 2010
Categories: Historical - Ancient Civilizations
In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.
"An unusual blend of stirring action and poetic symbolism. Authentic in background, skillful in plot, and perceptive in characterization." --Booklist