!!> Reading ➳ The Lion and the Lamb ➬ Author John Henry Clay – Anguillais.us

The Lion and the Lamb A Young Soldier With A Secret Past An Ancient Family Rivalry A Conspiracy That Threatens To Plunge Roman Britain Into Darkness.Condemned To A Hovel, Beaten By A Merciless Commander, Crushed By The Weather And Forced To Survive On Starvation Rations No One Looking At Paul Would Ever Guess That He Is Heir To One Of Roman Britain S Wealthiest Families But Paul Had His Reasons For Joining The Army And Fleeing The Family He Loves.But When Rumours Of A Barbarian Uprising From Beyond The Wall Begin To Circulate, Paul Realises That His Family Is In Grave Danger.With Only The Former Slave Girl Eachna For Company, Paul Deserts The Army, For Which The Penalty Is Death, And Undertakes A Hazardous Journey Across Britain Where Danger Lurks Round Every Corner.Epic In Scope, Rich With Historical Detail, THE LION AND THE LAMB Is A Novel Of Roman Britain On The Cusp Of The Dark Ages, When All That Stands Between Her Citizens And Oblivion Is One Family.

!!> Reading ➳ The Lion and the Lamb  ➬ Author John Henry Clay – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 480 pages
  • The Lion and the Lamb
  • John Henry Clay
  • English
  • 19 June 2017
  • 1444761323

    10 thoughts on “!!> Reading ➳ The Lion and the Lamb ➬ Author John Henry Clay – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    3 1 2 stars.It is about time that books of this kind set in this period of history and of an epic nature begin appearing in bookstores Books that cover similar, are generally old or dated ones now Published many decades ago and no longer in print In fact, I can not think of any recent ones at all that are set in this thoroughly fascinating period of history.There are shorter books purpose written to be the kicking off point for a series, but I can not think of anything like The Lion and T 3 1 2 stars.It is about time that books of this kind set in this period of history and of an epic nature begin appearing in bookstores Books that cover similar, are generally old or dated ones now Published many decades ago and no longer in print In fact, I can not think of any recent ones at all that are set in this thoroughly fascinating period of history.There are shorter books purpose written to be the kicking off point for a series, but I can not think of anything like The Lion and The Lamb, which has bee...


  2. says:

    What a wonderful novel This isn t a period of Roman history I know well but John Henry Clay reveals just how fascinating it is Great storytelling, covering so many areas of life across late Roman Britain The author is a...


  3. says:

    I was impressed with this book for a debut novel, it s well written and I like that the author chose late Roman Britain as his setting underutilized in fiction The centerpiece event is the Barbarian Conspiracy of 367 AD, which historically occurred only a few decades before the legions were pulled out of Britain for good At that time 410 AD Emperor Honorius told the people to look to themselves for their own defense I recommend this page turner highly it was just as enthralling on rere I was impressed with this book for a debut novel, it s well written and I like that the author chose late Roman Britain as his setting underutilized in fiction The centerpiece event is the Barbarian Conspiracy of 367 AD, which historically occurred only a few decades before the legions were pulled out of Britain for good At that time 410 AD Emperor Honorius told the people to look to themselves for their own defense I recommend this page turner highly it was just as enthralling on rereading We follow Paul Cironius Agnus Paulus , son of a wealthy Romanized British family...


  4. says:

    Set in a period I knew very little about, The Lion and The Lamb I found to be in the end, an excellent book, instantly engaging, really well written and a thoroughly good investment of my and your time and money OK, I got it as a Christmas present, so of my friend s money But I digress It is set during what seems to be the latter days of the Roman occupation of Britain, AD363, to be exact This is Britain in the final years before Rome finally withdrew all her soldiers When the Roman Ro Set in a period I knew very little about, The Lion and The Lamb I found to be in the end, an excellent book, instantly engaging, really well written and a thoroughly good investment of my and your time and money OK, I got it as a Christmas present, so of my friend s money But I digress It is set during what seems to be the latter days of the Roman occupation of Britain, AD363, to be exact This is Britain in the final years before Rome finally withdrew all her soldiers When the Roman Romans, were getting set to abandon their British project, and the British who d become Roman, were beginning to get worried That part doesn t play a huge part in most of the book, but I felt it was an essential and well played undercurrent, especially as there comeandoutrageous barbarian attacks along the coast That the barbarians are the enemy and invaders and are essentiall...


  5. says:

    This novel is set in 4th century Britain, with the province under attack from barbarian tribes and the Roman army in a state of confusion It tells the story of Paul, a noble young Roman, who flees home after a family quarrel and is press ganged into service as a foot soldier Meanwhile his sister Amanda struggles with growing up in the stultifying atmosphere of a noble household, and escaped slave Eachna tries to make her way to safety and freedom.This was an absorbing and memorable novel which This novel is set in 4th century Britain, with the province under a...


  6. says:

    Set in Britain in the fourth century AD, The Lion and The Lamb is the story of Paul, a young man from a wealthy and respected Romano British family who runs away from home after killing his brother in a quarrel, joins the army as a lowly foot soldier, falls in love with a crippled Irish slave who redeems him, and returns to his family just in time to save his community from the Great Barbarian conspiracy in which an alliance of barbarian tribes simultaneously invade Roman Britain There is a goo Set in Britain in the fourth century AD, The Lion and The Lamb is the story of Paul, a young man from a wealthy and respected Romano British family who runs away from home after killing his brother in a quarrel, joins the army as a lowly foot soldier, falls in love with a crippled Irish slave who redeems him, and returns to his family just in time t...


  7. says:

    Set in a richly coloured Roman Britain in the mid fourth century, this novel is a wonderful depiction of this place and time and is written in gorgeous prose The Lion and the Lamb interweaves the storylines of four main characters Paul, the heir to a prestigious family, who is drafted into the army and chooses to remain their rather than face his family his sister, Amanda, a very traditional aristocratic girl and Eachna, a slave girl with a fierce heart and strong mind The backdrop was th Set in a richly coloured Roman Britain in the mid fourth century, this novel is a wonderful depiction of this place and time and is written in gorgeous prose The Lion and the Lamb interweaves the storylines of four main characters Paul, the heir to a prestigious family, who is drafted into the army and chooses to remain thei...


  8. says:

    Chewed through it in one night Great characterization, excellent authorial voice, compelling plot with great twists which somehow had all the best bits of historical fiction and none of the worst I usually stay away from historical fiction as reading it usually ends with me rending my hair and shouting but that s anachronistic , but of course John avoids all of those pitfalls except for the use of Old English, and if Helen Foxhall Forbes thinks it s alright, how could I possibly disagree W Chewed through it in one night Great characterization, excellen...


  9. says:

    The break down of Roman Britain.Particularly enjoyed this because most of it takes place in th North of England, on the Wall, Carlisle, Hardknott, Ravenglass.Written from the viewpoint of Britons, who are Romanicized, but despised by the Empire.


  10. says:

    Some interesting ideas Sometimes the characterisation is a bit basic.

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