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Brigantia: An authentic and action-packed historical adventure set in Roman Britain
 

Brigantia: An authentic and action-packed historical adventure set in Roman Britain (Hardback)

By Goldsworthy, Adrian

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The third instalment in this series set on the frontier of Roman Britain. Flavius Ferox has been summoned to Londinium but before he sets out he must find the killer of a murdered freedman.

ISBN 9781784978198
Barcode 9781784978198
Published 13 June 2019 by Head of Zeus
Format Hardback
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Series Vindolanda (part: 3)
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ISBN-13 9781784978198
ISBN-10 1784978191
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Head of Zeus
Imprint Head of Zeus
Publication Date 13 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Goldsworthy, Adrian
Series Vindolanda (part: 3)
Category Historical Adventure Fiction
Number of Pages 464
Dimensions Width: 145mm
Height: 228mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Great Britain - Fiction - History - Roman period, 55 BC-449 AD
NBS Text Crime, Thriller & Adventure
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 959321

Description of this Book

From bestselling historian Adrian Goldsworthy, a profoundly authentic, action-packed adventure set in Roman Britain. AD 100: BRITANNIA. THE EDGE OF THE ROMAN WORLD. Flavius Ferox is the hardbitten centurion charged with keeping the peace on Britannia's frontier with the barbarian tribes of the north. Now he's been summoned to Londinium by the governor, but before he sets out an imperial freedman is found brutally murdered in a latrine at Vindolanda fort - and Ferox must find the killer. As he follows the trail, the murder leads him to plots against the empire and Rome itself, and an old foe gathering mysterious artefacts in the hope of working a great magic. Bandits, soldiers, and gladiators alike are trying to kill him, old friends turn traitor, and Ferox is lured reluctantly to the sinister haunts of the old druids on the isle of Mona, and the bitter power struggle among the Brigantes, the great tribe of the north... 'An instant classic of the genre' HARRY SIDEBOTTOM. 'An authentic, enjoyable read' THE TIMES.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review PRAISE FOR THE VINDOLANDA SERIES: 'Praise the gods, Ferox returns in a novel of explosive action and profound authenticity. No one knows the Roman army better than Adrian Goldsworthy, and no one writes more convincing Roman fiction' Harry Sidebottom. 'Gritty and realistic ... Goldsworthy's characters are authentically ancient and his descriptions of Roman Briton ring true' Daily Telegraph (Sydney). 'Incredibly authentic ... Plenty of action and a cracking read for lovers of historical fiction or fans of Roman history' What Cathy Read Next. 'An authentic, enjoyable read' The Times. 'Much more accurate than the usual action fiction about legionaries and Rome ... Brings the reader closer to the true nature of Roman Britain' New Books Magazine.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Adrian Goldsworthy studied at Oxford, where his doctoral thesis examined the Roman army, and became an acclaimed historian of Ancient Rome. He is the author of numerous books, including Caesar, The Fall of the West, Pax Romana, and most recently Hadrian's Wall. Brigantia completes the trilogy of novels about Flavius Ferox including Vindolanda and The Encircling Sea. He is currently working on a new trilogy of Roman stories.

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