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Brigantia

Vindolanda, Book 3
Narrated by: Peter Noble
Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
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Flavius Ferox is the hard-bitten centurion charged with keeping the peace on Britannia's frontier with the barbarian tribes of the north. Now he's been summoned to Londinium by the governor, but before he sets out an imperial freedman is found brutally murdered in a latrine at Vindolanda fort. Ferox must find the killer. As he follows the trail, the murder leads him to plots against the empire and Rome itself. Bandits, soldiers and gladiators alike are trying to kill him, old friends turn traitor, and Ferox is lured reluctantly to the sinister haunts of the old druids on the isle of Mona.

©2019 Adrian Goldsworthy (P)2019 Head of Zeus

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"An instant classic of the genre." (Harry Sidebottom)

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Sidebottom is right - this is top stuff.

I will stay brief: Dr. Goldsworthy has shown -yet again- not only that he comes prepared to conjure Roman Britain circa the end of the first century AD in alarmingly vivid detail, but that he also knows how to link together the multiple fine pieces of an engaging story. A strong addition to the Vindolanda series that also made me pause more than once just to sit and laugh. You will hardly find a more qualified author for this subject material, so do not deny yourself this treat.

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