Winter Quarters

Alfred Duggan

ISBN 10: 0450017753 / ISBN 13: 9780450017759
Verlag: New English Library, 1974
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| A Format (7" x 4½"). 222pp. | First in this, paperback, edition. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Good. A pleasant enough reading copy. Light reading creases to the spine. Leans. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Pages gently age tanned. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 173739

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Titel: Winter Quarters

Verlag: New English Library

Erscheinungsdatum: 1974

Einband: Paperback

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Camul and Acco were both Gauls of the Pyrenees living at the time of Julius Caesar, both young and proud of their noble descent; Acco, also an Ovate training to be a Druid. In avenging the girl he loved Acco brought upon himself the curse of the Goddess; and in consequence both men left home to join the Roman army. The story tells of their adventures and travels which took them to Rome and across the greater part of the Empire as far as its Eastern rim. Duggan includes a brilliant account of the fate of Marcus Crassus's expedition of seven Roman legions and Gallic cavalry which set out to plunder Seleucia and met with the Parthian horse-bowmen under their leader the Surenas. 'WINTER QUARTERS covers a remarkable amount of ground, and covers it convincingly...Mr Duggan throws the strengths and weaknesses of the era into sharp relief...damnably skilful' Sunday Times

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Alfred Duggan was born in Argentina in 1903. He was educated at Eton College and Oxford. He worked for the British Natural History Museum collecting specimens and travelled extensively pursuing his job for the museum. From 1938-1941, when he was discharged as medically unfit, he served in the London Irish Rifles and saw active service in Norway. His first book was published in 1950.

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