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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448172979
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

The Mark of the Horse Lord




Gladiator meets Braveheart in this epic historical tale from award-winning author, Rosemary Sutcliff.

'Take my place, Phaedrus, and with it, take my vengeance . . .'

Phaedrus the gladiator wins his freedom after years of bloody battles in the arena. Soon he finds himself riding north towards the wilds of Caledonia on a strange mission. He is to assume the identity of Midir, Lord of the Horse People, to seek vengeance against the treacherous Liadhan, who has usurped the throne.

Ahead of him lies more adventure and more danger than he had ever known in the arena . . .

  • Pub date: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448172979
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the Author

Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff was born in 1920 in West Clanden, Surrey. With over 50 books to her credit, Rosemary Sutcliff is now universally considered one of the finest writers of historical novels for children. Her first novel, The Queen Elizabeth Story was published in 1950. In 1959 her book The Lantern Bearers won the Carnegie Medal. In 1974 she was highly commended for the Hans Christian Andersen Award and in 1978 her book, Song for a Dark Queen was commended for the Other Award. In 1975, Rosemary was awarded the OBE for services to Children's Literature and the CBE in 1992. Unfortunately Rosemary passed away in July 1992 and is much missed by her many fans.

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Praise for The Mark of the Horse Lord

“An exciting adventure”

Surrey Advertiser

“To my mind, one of the best-ever historical novelists for children - her books gripped me as a child and still continue to do so with her vivid evocation of period and character”

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