“ Author: Manda Scott / Format: Paperback / Date of publication: 01 February 2005 / Genre: Historical Fiction / Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd / Title: Boudica / ISBN 13: 9780553814071 / ISBN 10: 0553814071 / Alternative title: Boudica: Dreaming the Bull / Alternative ISBN 10: 0553814079 „
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In AD 60, Boudica, war leader of the Eceni, led her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome - the culmination of nearly twenty years of resistance against an occupying force that sought to crush the vibrant native civilisation of our island home...DREAMING THE BULL continues the story of Breaca - now hailed Boudica, the Bringer of Victory, and her half-brother, Ban, now an officer in the Roman auxiliary cavalry. Each stands on the opposing side in a brutal war of attrition between the occupying army and the defeated tribes, each is determined to see the other dead. Caught between them are two children, son and daughter to two of the greatest warriors their world has ever seen. While in distant Rome, the Emperor Claudius holds the balance of lives in their hands. This is a heart-stopping story of war and of peace; of love, passion and betrayal; of druids and gods in a world where each life is sacred but each death even more so.