In The Shadow Of Heroes

In The Shadow Of Heroes

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When his master disappears and a slave called Tog arrives with a secret message, Cadmus is swept up on a quest that leads to Emperor Nero and his crazed determination to possess the Golden Fleece of Greek mythology. The journey will push him to the edge of the Roman Empire – and reveal unexpected truths about himself …

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD 2019

Fourteen-year-old Cadmus has been scholar Tullus’s slave since he was a baby – his master is the only family he knows. But when Tullus disappears and a taciturn slave called Tog – daughter of a British chieftain – arrives with a secret message, Cadmus’s life is turned upside down. The pair follow a trail that leads to Emperor Nero himself, and his crazed determination to possess the Golden Fleece of Greek mythology. This quest will push Cadmus to the edge of the Roman Empire – and reveal unexpected truths about his past …

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Weight 0.27 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 14.1 × 2.6 cm
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Cover

Other

Pages

375

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Ages 5-12 / Code: B

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