Boudica: Dreaming the BullBoudica Series
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Boudica: Dreaming the Bull by Manda Scott
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE ACCLAIMED BOUDICA SERIES Hailed by her people as Boudica, the Bringer of Victory, Breaca now leads the resistance against the occupying legions of Rome. Opposing her is Julius Valerius, an auxiliary cavalry officer whose increasing brutality in the service of his god and emperor cannot shield him from the ghosts of his past. Caught in the middle are two children, pawns in a game of unthinkable savagery.
Continuing her acclaimed retelling of this great tale, Manda Scott has written a novel of uncompromising mastery that captivates the heart and challenges the mind as Boudica and this man who calls himself Julius Valerius confront each other – and their own inescapable destinies…
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'Utterly convincing and compelling...a stunning feat of the imagination and an absolute must-read for lovers of historical fiction’ STEVEN PRESSFIELD
'Staggeringly imaginative...Breathtakingly good, it reveals the best and worst in all of us'
'One of the boldest of recent adventures in historical fiction...richly textured, robustly plotted'
'A powerful novel, alive with the love, deceit, wisdom and the heroics of humanity'
JEAN M. AUEL
‘An extraordinary work combining history and imagination. At times I was moved to tears, at others, immensely proud to be bred from a tradition that made warriors of women’
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Publication date1st February 2005
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