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Red Queen, White Queen (Celtic #3)

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Title:Red Queen, White Queen (Celtic #3)
Treece, Henry   
(21 of 28 for author by title)
The Road to Miklagard (Viking #2)
The Rebels (Celtic #5)
Published:   1958
Publisher:The Bodley Head
Tags:Britain, England, fiction, historical, Roman History

In his new novel Henry Treece takes as his subject the insurrection of the British queen, Boudicca (Boadicea), in the year 61 A.D. This bloody upheaval, caused by the unjust demands of Nero, resulted in the deaths of some seventy-thousand Romans and their ‘collaborators’. Colchester and St. Albans were gutted and London reduced to ashes.

Against this background, Henry Treece sets his hero, Gemellus, a young Roman soldier who is sent out on a mission which might make or break him. His love for Eithne, a British girl, gives rise to a poignant division of loyalties, of a kind that soldiers have known throughout history.--intro. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:226 Info

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Henry Treece (1911-1966) was one of the most prolific writers of historical fiction in the 20th Century. Born in Staffordshire, he mostly wrote prose fiction but he also published five collections of poems including The Haunted Garden in 1947. Together with writer J.F. Hendry (1912-1986) he was founder of the New Apocalyptics poetry group that was active in the 1930s.

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