The Eagle Film Tie-in

Paperback | March 3, 2011

byRosemary Sutcliff

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been solved, until now . . . Marcus has to find out what happened to his father, who led the legion. So he sets out into the unknown, on a quest so dangerous that nobody expects him to return. This gripping epic set against the backdrop of Roman Britain has been a firm favourite with children and adults alike for over fifty years and is now the subject of a major film. This edition, with its movie tie-in cover, is being published to coincide with the film's UK release.

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been solved, until now . . . Marcus has to find out what happened to his father, who led the legion. So he sets ou...

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in Surrey, the daughter of a naval officer. At the age of two she contracted the progressively wasting Still's disease and spent most of her life in a wheelchair. Apart from reading, she made little progress at school and left at fourteen to attend art school, specializing in miniature painting. In the 19...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.01 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192789996

ISBN - 13:9780192789990

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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