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The warrior's princess, Barbara Erskine

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The warrior's princess
Title
The warrior's princess
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Erskine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing to her sister's house in the Welsh borders after being attacked in London, Jess is disturbed by the cries of a mysterious child. 2000 years before, the same valley is the site of a great battle between Caractacus, king of the Catuvellauni tribe, & the invading Romans. The king is captured & taken to Rome with his wife & daughter.
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Erskine, Barbara
Dewey number
823.914
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maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6055.R7
Literary form
novels
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  • Welsh Borders (England and Wales)
  • Great Britain
Summary expansion
The powerful new timeslip novel from the worldwide bestselling author of Lady in Hay, in which the fate of a young woman becomes entwined with the extraordinary history of a Celtic princess.When Jess is attacked by someone she once trusted, she flees to her sister's house in the Welsh borders to recuperate. There, she is disturbed by the cries of a mysterious child.Two thousand years before, the same valley is the site of a great battle between Caratacus, king of the Brtitish tribes, and the invading Romans. The proud king is captured and taken as a prisoner to Rome with his wife and daughter, the princess Eigon.Jess is inexorably drawn to investigate Eigon's story, and as the Welsh cottage is no longer a peaceful sanctuary she decides to visit Rome. There lie the connections that will reveal Eigon's astonishing life - and which threaten to reawaken Jess's own tormentor.Barbara Erskine's ability to weave together the past and the present makes this a tremendous novel of Roman and Celtic history, passion and intrigue
Label
The warrior's princess, Barbara Erskine
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2008
Control code
BDZ0008145004
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
547 p.
Isbn
9780007174294
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
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Label
The warrior's princess, Barbara Erskine
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperCollins, 2008
Control code
BDZ0008145004
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
547 p.
Isbn
9780007174294
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
map

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