The Lantern Bearers

The Lantern Bearers

Book - 1994
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Instead of leaving with the last of the Roman legions, Aquila, a young officer, decides that his loyalties lie with Britain, and he eventually joins the forces of the Roman-British leader Ambrosius to fight against the Saxon hordes.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994
Edition: 1st Sunburst ed
ISBN: 9780374443023
Characteristics: 281 p. ; 20 cm


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Mar 23, 2016

Great book! All of Sutcliff's are great.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

400 CE. Set in a stormy period of Britain's history, a young officer named Aquila chooses to remain behind in Britain as the rest of the Roman legions are ordered home. He joins forces with the Roman-British leader Ambrosius in the fight to fend off the invading Saxon hordes.

Elizabeth_L_W Nov 07, 2012

Loved these books!
Check out the review I did on them!

May 10, 2012

One of the best books ever. I love all of Rosemary Sutcliff's work(except for the Mark of the Horse Lord)


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