The Eagle and The Raven

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She was the flame-haired Boudicca, Queen of the Britons, whose passion and pride lit up the mysterious world of the ancient Celts. From the valleys and mountains of still barbaric Britain to the classic grandeur and corruption of Claudius's Rome, here is the unforgettable drama of a warrior queen torn between love and destiny.

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PAULINE GEDGE is the award-winning and bestselling author of thirteen previous novels, ten of which are inspired by Egyptian history. Her first, Child of the Morning, won the Alberta Search-for-a-New-Novelist Competition. In France, her second novel, The Eagle and the Raven, received the Jean Boujassy award from the Société des Gens des Lettres, and The Twelfth Transforming, the second of her Egyptian novels, won the Writers Guild of Alberta Best Novel of the Year Award. Her books have sold more than 250,000 copies in Canada alone; worldwide, they have sold more than six million copies and have been translated into eighteen languages. Pauline Gedge lives in Alberta.

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"A novel of majestic sweep, splendid assurance, and controlled imaginative power."   Publishers Weekly

"A big, other-worldly, and beautiful novel. Gedge . . . has brought another age pulsating to life."  San Francisco Chronicle

"[Gedge’s] uncommonly splendid gift for storytelling is again supreme . . . She gives us the daily life and landscapes of Celtic Britain with an almost psychic immediacy."   Toronto Star

"A tremendously moving portrait of a people who have long since disappeared entertaining, knowledgeable . . . Gedge is a writer who can weave a spell with words."  Montreal Gazette

"It is history . . . it is life . . . there is simply no laying it aside until the end."  South Bend Tribune

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