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Hero of Rome: (Gaius Valerius Verrens 1)

Hero of Rome: (Gaius Valerius Verrens 1)

Jackson, Douglas

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Paperback. Pub Date: October 2011 Pages: 432 in Publisher: Corgi The Roman grip on itain is On weakening Emperor Nero has turned his face away from this far-flung outpost The Druids are on the rise. Spreading seeds of rebellion among the itish tribes. Roman cruelty and exploitation has angered their itish subjects. The warrior queen Boudicca will lead the tribes to war. Standing against the rising tide of Boudicca's rebellion is Roman Tribune. Gaius Valerius Verrens. Commander of the veteran legions at Colonia. Valerius leads the veterans in a last stand against the unstoppable horde of Boudicca's rebel army. Step by step. the bloodied survivors are forced back into the Temple of Claudius. It is here that Valerius wins lifelong fame and the accolade Hero of Rome.

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Author:   Jackson, Douglas

ISBN:   0552161330

ISBN 13:   9780552161336

Publisher:   Corgi

About the Author

About the author

Author:  Jackson, Douglas

Author Description:  Douglas Jackson is rapidly developing a reputation as one of the best historical novelists writing today. He turned a lifelong fascination for Rome and the Romans into his first two novels, Caligula and Claudius. Defender of Rome is the second title in his series featuring Gaius Valerius Verrens; the first Hero of Rome is available in Bantam Press hardcover (and soon Corgi paperback).