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Horse Coin, the (1999) [Novel]
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Britain AD 59: The scars of Roman conquest are still livid, the clash of two disparate cultures a source of bitterness and conflict. The Roman ruling class believe it is their duty to civilise the natives; the British tribes chafe under the conquerors' yoke.

Marcus Julius Severinus, a young cavalryman in the Roman army, respects the Britons among whom he has been brought up. Newly promoted to Commander of the 'Foxes', he believes there is more to be gained by co-operation than by brute force.

Governor Paullinus does not agree. When he attempts to cheat Boudica, queen of the Iceni, of her rightful inheritance, he underestimates the wave of rebellious fury that engulfs Roman and Briton alike. Even though the final battle is won, Marcus and his family have to pay a terrible price. Yet from the tragedy stems hope. Marcus's marriage to the daughter of a British chieftain symbolises a new era in which the two races forge a common destiny.

Original title: The Horse Coin
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHistoricalAncient World (Greece, Rome, etc)

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The Horse Coin (1999)
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Language: English

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The Horse Coin (2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 0340715316
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