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The Eagle of the Ninth

AuthorRosemary Sutcliff

NarratorCharlie Simpson

Duration4h 32m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS3

PublisherNaxos

VersionAbridged

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Roman Britain: Marcus Flavius Aquilla, a young centurion is forced into retirement after he is wounded in his first major engagement against a rebel British tribe. It allows him the freedom to embark upon a dangerous mission to find out what happened to the Ninth Legion which, years before, disappeared in the savage lands of the Picts. Will he find out what happened to the men, led by his father, who never returned? And will he recover the Eagle, the symbol of Roman dominance and power?

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