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Island of Ghosts (1998) [Novel]
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Ariantes is a Sarmatian, a barbarian warrior-prince, uprooted from his home and customs and thrust into the honorless lands of the Romans. The victims of a wartime pact struck with the emperor Marcus Aurelius to ensure the future of Sarmatia, Ariantes and his troop of accomplished horsemen are sent to Hadrian's Wall. Unsurprisingly, the Sarmatians hate Britain--an Island of Ghosts, filled with pale faces, stone walls, and an uneasy past.

Struggling to command his own people to defend a land they despise, Ariantes is accepted by all, but trusted by none. The Romans fear his barbarian background, and his own men fear his gradual Roman assimilation. When Ariantes uncovers a conspiracy sure to damage both his Roman benefactors and his beloved countrymen, as well as put him and the woman he loves in grave danger, he must make a difficult decision--one that will change his own life forever.

Original title: Island of Ghosts
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)Rome

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Island of Ghosts (1998)
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Language: English

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Island of Ghosts (May 15, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9780812545142
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 1
Pages: 384

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Island of Ghosts (August 1998)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 9780312864392
Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 1.2 in
Pages: 319

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