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Winter Quarters

Author(s): Duggan, Alfred [Leo] Pages: 284
Publisher: Coward-McCann Date of Publication: 1956
Reading Level: Genre:
Setting: Rome & E Period: t/o Caesar (Code: 5d)
Rome Setting: n? Christian/Jewish/Pagan: p
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: Camul, a young Gallic nobleman & his druid friend flee the wrath of a goddess. Camul joins Caesasr's cavalry, visits Rome, travels with Crassus to Parthia, where he is captured.' ...follows a legionary from Gaul after the defeat of the loathsome Crassus at Carrhae. In this well-crafted novel, the Gauls join the Parthians, fighting where no Gauls have fought before, trying to fashion a name for heroism.' (JHawking)
Unique Qualities: Novel POV on Romans as hopelessly ill-bred/crude compared to Gauls
Rating: Fast-moving (EFR)
Review By: EFR
Review In: CW 52.7 (202)

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