Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 4:: The Eagle of the Ninth
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Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 4:: The Eagle of the Ninth

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Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more. Written for secondary and adult students the Oxford Bookworms Library has seven reading levels from A1-C1 of the CEFR. In the second century AD, when the Ninth Roman Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain, not one man came back. Four thousand men disappeared, and the Eagle, the symbol of the Legion's honour, was lost. Years later there is a story that the Eagle has been seen again. So Marcus Aquila, whose father disappeared with the Ninth, travels north, to find the Eagle and bring it back, and to learn how his father died. But the tribes of the north are wild and dangerous, and they hate the Romans...CEFR B1/B2 Word count 14,950show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 6mm | 222.26g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • line illustrations
  • 0194791726
  • 9780194791724
  • 433,772

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In the second century AD, when the Ninth Roman Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain, not one man came back. Four thousand men disappeared, and the Eagle, the symbol of the Legion's honour, was lost. Years later there is a story that the Eagle has been seen again. So Marcus Aquila, whose father disappeared with the Ninth, travels north, to find the Eagle and bring it back, and to learn how his father died. But the tribes of the north are wild and dangerous, and they hate the Romans . . .show more

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