Outcast

Paperback | August 3, 2008

byRosemary Sutcliff

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Rescued as a baby from a shipwrecked Roman galley, Beric is raised in a British tribe but is never fully accepted by them. When disaster and bad times come to the clan, they believe it is down to Beric - that he has brought bad luck and misfortune to them - and they cast him out.Left alone without family or friends, Beric is sold into slavery in Rome and then condemned to a life on the rowing-bench of a Roman galley. With danger and death all around him, Beric must free himself and try and build a new life.

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Rescued as a baby from a shipwrecked Roman galley, Beric is raised in a British tribe but is never fully accepted by them. When disaster and bad times come to the clan, they believe it is down to Beric - that he has brought bad luck and misfortune to them - and they cast him out.Left alone without family or friends, Beric is sold into ...

Winner of the Carnegie Medal for 'The Lantern Bearers'. Author awarded the OBE for services to children's literature and also the CBE.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.88 inPublished:August 3, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192755579

ISBN - 13:9780192755575

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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