Rosemary Sutcliff: The Eagle of the Ninth (2000, Oxford University Press) 4 stars

A young centurion ventures among the hostile tribes beyond the Roman Wall to recover the …

Memories of reading and enjoying this sometime in school, high school English I think. I've been meaning to hunt up a copy and re-read it for years to see if its still as enjoyable. Yes it is, yes it was. I do wonder how the view presented of Roman Britain holds up to a further fifty years of archaeology