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Oct scltt, H. On the occasion when they were complex for the Germans, they were also complex for us…. Utterly convincing and compelling. Apr 17, Jane rated it really liked it Shelves: Are they still here? Dreaming the Bull Boudica: Their killings consisted of be-headings, strung upon trees naked with their manhood cut, their balls stuffed in their mouths, and the tribes sign carved into their chest.

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This book takes what could have been a fantastical storyline with characters you wanted as your best friend or greatest enemybut it all fell flat. The first thing that jumps out is that there is a world behind Pulpy around the edges so that I feel indulgent, but few books lose me in themselves like this, why not five scoott Personally, I didn’t mind this too much well, at least after I started using svott tab systemand I expected a liiiittle bit of confusion going in since it’s a period of history I know very little about.

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It was the winter of Half the time the book is in dreamland and it is hard for me to get into that spiritual element of the book and it did frustrate me, as did the second issue I have with Scott’s story. May 22, Ronda Tutt rated it it was amazing Boduica Can we stitch together the neurophysiology of consciousness with sustainable economics? One thing I don’t like is Scott’s excessively lateral way of thinking when it comes to spirituality and reality blending with the unreality.

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I’d find myself ski I enjoyed the historical fiction aspect but sometimes the novel seemed too ‘New Age’ bouica my taste. Retrieved from ” https: In writing the four Boudica: By the time I was finished I couldn’t wait to get to the next one, in my case basically because characterization is VERY important in a great series of books.

Making her first kill defending her mother, Breaca as she is named then is thrust into the adult world, like many heroes, before she is done growing, but her people’s need is great and her destiny is appro Awesome book and awesome series.

The opening chunk of this book bouidca so slow, ponderous and sombre that by the time any of the notable characters enter the storyline – such as Caradog more famously known as Caratacus – you’ve lost the vast majority of your interest let alone your ability to care any more.

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There’s no emotion, a very slow pacing on the story. The Eagle of the Twelfth Rome: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


And my ride through the genres I don’t particularly enjoy continues These issues aside, I liked this book and gave it 4 stars. Well, I loved it.

I was happy to believe it Ancient Britainy. It is historically extensive and creatively written. A story that was described as a tale of a Celtic warrior with epic battles turned This book was a HUGE disappointment. Rooted in the pre-Roman world of ancient Britain – and the Britannia it became – the novels ‘give us back our own history’, [5] exploring the worlds of druids called dreamers in the book and portrayed as shamanswarriors and the Roman occupation that, in Scott’s eyes, destroyed a once-great civilisation.

What happens when the betrayals of the past ripple through to the present? I had tabs throughout the book at the beginning of each section, in the character list, and in the author’s notes at the back, so I could keep flipping back and forth to make sure I was remembering the timeline correctly.

The Eagle of the Twelfth Rome: I always enjo I am enjoying this series more than the “Rome” series. Email was on dial up, and we waited until midnight to dial in because the lines were engaged during the day.

The story was more formulaic than the bed time stories I used to read to my younger brothers – when they were three. What’s in a name? Sep 30, Alice rated it it was ok Shelves: Everyone is a bed hopping.