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mark of the Horse Lord

Rosemary Sutcliff

mark of the Horse Lord

by Rosemary Sutcliff

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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Charles Keeping.
The Physical Object
Pagination245p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18183997M

First published in but long out of print, The Mark of the Horse Lord has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff's many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, and : Chicago Review Press.   The Mark of the Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff – review 'The plot was fascinating and gripping, while it still held all the qualities of a time proven children's classic' Sophiescribe.

Get this from a library! The mark of the Horse Lord. [Rosemary Sutcliff] -- Bearing an uncanny resemblance to the now blind displaced King of the Scots, former gladiator and slave Phaedrus impersonates the Horse Lord to regain from the Picts the control of the Scottish. The Mark of the Horse Lord. by Rosemary Sutcliff and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  This is the second book I’ve read for this week’s Club, hosted by Simon from Stuck in a Book and Karen from Kaggsy’s Bookish my first, Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper, Rosemary Sutcliff’s The Mark of the Horse Lord is described as a book for younger readers, although it doesn’t really feel like one. I have previously read two of Sutcliff’s adult books (The.   The Mark of the Horse Lord seems to be an excellent read. Have you read it? - BookCravings is a channel for book collectors and anyone interested in amazing books .


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Mark of the Horse Lord by Rosemary Sutcliff Download PDF EPUB FB2

First published in but long out of print, The Mark of the Horse Lord has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff's many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, and by: 1.

The Mark of the Horse Lord is one of Sutcliff's darker YA novels. After I read a book, I usually don't think much about it afterwards.

But the way this one ended, I thought about the novel for quite some time. But the theme -- a person finding an identity and a place to belong -- is powerful in this book/5. The "Mark of the Horse Mark of the Horse Lord book is a beautifully written story of loyalty, honor and sacrifice.

The ancient Scottish setting and characters are masterfully portrayed and the story line grabs the reader on the first page and holds on tight to the very end. Rosemary Sutcliff writes wonderfully engaging historical novels/5(58).

First published inThe Mark of the Horse Lord, set in second-century Britain, has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff's many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, violence, and sacrifice.

First published inThe Mark of the Horse Lord, set in second-century Britain, has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff’s many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, violence, and sacrifice/5(8).

An outstanding, deeply moving book,The Mark of the Horse Lord is one of the best books I've read in a long time. It is the story of Phaedrus the Gladiator, who poses as Midir, Lord of the Dalriadain (a tribe of Northern Britain). Set during the Roman period, it describes the customs and beliefs of ancient civilizations clearly and believably.

By Anthony Lawton: godson, cousin & literary executor. Rosemary Sutcliff wrote historical fiction, children’s literature and books, films, TV & radio, including The Eagle of the Ninth, Sword at Sunset, Song for a Dark Queen, The Mark of the Horse Lord, The Silver Branch, The Lantern Bearers, Dawn Wind, Blue Remembered Hills.

The second book, The Mark Of The Horse Lord, is a much darker tale of revenge and is suitable for older readers only. The third book (and my favourite) is Knight's Fee. Stunningly well written, it tells the story of a dog handler boy called Randal, who rises from his lowly position through a combination of fate and his own calibre and strength /5(11).

I was kept engaged through the book and would be ready for the next book in the series. The main character's family is slaughtered by an evil magician. Luckily he is taken in by another magician who is great with weapons too. Under the magician's tutelage the horse lord becomes a formidable foe/5.

An outstanding, deeply moving book,The Mark of the Horse Lord is one of the best books I've read in a long time. It is the story of Phaedrus the Gladiator, who poses as Midir, Lord of the Dalriadain (a tribe of Northern Britain).

Set during the Roman period, it describes the customs and beliefs of ancient civilizations clearly and by: 1. Editions for The Mark of the Horse Lord: (Paperback published in ), X (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in Cited by: 1.

Books similar to The Mark of the Horse Lord The Mark of the Horse Lord. by Rosemary Sutcliff. avg. rating Ratings. Phaedrus is a Roman gladiator who has won his freedom. By chance, he is also the exact double of Midir, the Horse Lord, lost King of the Dalriad tribe.

To rid the Dalriads of the usurping Queen. The Mark of the Horse Lord is full of big ideas as well - loyalty, honour, magic, faith, fraternity, trust, the bond between men and women, and the use and abuse of power. It's a tough, realistic read, despite the glittering prose, but the adult themes are explored in a manner that in no way undermines the innocence of Sutcliff's young readers.

Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one.

Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. MARK OF HORSE LORD By Rosemary Sutcliff - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. Buy The Mark of the Horse Lord book online at the Folio Society from the world's most extensive selection of beautifully illustrated books. The Mark of the Horse Lord | Folio Society JavaScript seems to be disabled in your : $   First published in but long out of print, The Mark of the Horse Lord has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff's many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, and sacrifice.5/5(3).

Get this from a library. The mark of the Horse Lord. [Rosemary Sutcliff] -- Portrays life in Roman-occupied Britain of the second century, as revealed in a story about the conquests and adventures of the ex-slave and gladiator, Phaedrus.

First published inThe Mark of the Horse Lord, set in second-century Britain, has been acclaimed by many readers as the finest of Rosemary Sutcliff's many novels, imparting true insight into the nature of leadership, identity, heroism, loyalty, violence, and sacrifice/5(). The Mark of the Horse Lord pulls you right into the action.

Sutcliff brings the excitement, stuggles, and wars of the British tribes to pulls at your emotions as you follow a young man struggling to find his indentity. A great read for teens and adults!!!4/5(1). The "Mark of the Horse Lord" is a beautifully written story of loyalty, honor and sacrifice. The ancient Scottish setting and characters are masterfully portrayed and the story line grabs the reader on the first page and holds on tight to the very end.

Rosemary Sutcliff writes wonderfully engaging historical novels/5(41). THE MARK OF THE HORSE LORD. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Red Phaedrus, a gladiator-slave of second century Britain, was a handsome, redheaded arena favorite who had become expert at crowd-pleasing entrances and exits.

From the start to the finish of this book, the author maintains a.The Mark of the Horse Lord is a young adult novel published by Oxford University Press, with illustrations by Charles Keeping.

An ex-gladiator is recruited to impersonate the lost heir of the patriarchal Dalriadain in their war of succession against the matriarchal Caledones.

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