Hostage Lands

Hostage Lands

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Neil Perkins, a Latin student at Haltwhistle Grammar School in England, unearths an ancient Roman manuscript. He dedicates himself to study Latin and so uncovers a story of treachery and betrayal from the third century. Disaffected centurion, Rusticus, serves Rome at Hadrian's Wall, an unruly frontier. A Celt named Calum, who was deeply changed when he saw Christians martyred in the Roman Coliseum, saves Perkins from a massacre. Not only will you learn the differences between ancient paganism and the primal Christian faith practiced in third-century Britain, but you will discover a more thoughtful approach to life as a result.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 136.14 x 215.9 x 13.21mm | 272.16g
  • NJ, United States
  • English
  • 1596380276
  • 9781596380271
  • 258,700

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Hostage Lands by Douglas Bonds is an exciting story that also carries with it an entertaining and educational introduction to early Celtic and Roman history. Two adventures from different eras are woven together to present an enjoyable read.--Douglas Wilson
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314 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 42% (131)
4 34% (108)
3 19% (59)
2 5% (15)
1 0% (1)
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