The Eagle - Rosemary Sutcliff

The Eagle

By Rosemary Sutcliff

  • Release Date: 2011-01-04
  • Genre: Historical
3.5 Score: 3.5 (From 42 Ratings)

Book Synopsis

In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard.

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Latest Impressions

  • Good historical fiction for kids

    5
    By Mama Monty
    While other great books for spurring kids’ imaginations are out there, you can’t beat historical fiction. Not only does Eagle of the Ninth (yes, that’s the full title) have action and suspense, it also provides kids with a glimpse into Roman life in England during Roman rule. Here we encounter native tribes rebelling against their foreign oppressors (a current theme today), imperialism, clash of religions, in short- the Nightly News in an easily read novel. This books will fascinate kids with the way Roman soldiers coped with the foreign land, worshiped their own gods, and held everything together with their codes and discipline. It didn’t exactly work for them, but that is what the book is trying to teach. We can do far worse than hand our kids well researched historical novels for them to read, and hopefully learn from the lessons of the past.
  • It's Fine...

    4
    By Swydydct
    Don't listen to the other review. Admittedly, it's not a great work of literature, but it's an amusing and meaningful children's novel. Eagle of the 9 Hater has no taste, preferring simplistic trash to stories with depth and meaning. And finally, the title is wrong. It's "The Eagle of the Ninth." The movie, which turns the book into the sort of garbage Eagle of the 9 Hater likes, is called "The Eagle."
  • Dont read this book

    3
    By Eagle of the 9 hater
    This book was the worst book i've ever read. The only reason i read it was because i had to for class.There are much better books you can read. I recomend the hunger games, the rangers aprentice, or any thing by Jonathan Maybarry.