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AD 98. The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over 20 years' time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall. But for now, defences are weak as tribes rebel against Rome.
It falls to Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, to keep the peace. But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain.
©2017 Adrian Goldsworthy (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd
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By Richard on 12-27-17

Very good, but confusing in parts

While an excellent Roman historical novel it lacks the historical background about the early parts of Emperor Trajan's reign; this only becomes evident in the last chapter. Goldsworthy is an excellent historian, but needs some polishing as a historical novelist. The reader can come confused with the number of characters, especially on the Roman side. He could learn from Scarrow and Kane in putting together a novel.

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