Boudica: Dreaming the Eagle (Boudica Quadrilogy (Paperback)) (Boudica Trilogy) [Manda Scott] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. First in Manda Scott’s Boudica: Dreaming series. Druids and dreamers, warriors and hunters, round houses, horses and hounds. And then the Romans invade. Scottish writer Scott has already turned out three crime novels, but this is her debut historical fiction, the first in an ambitious trilogy about the life of Boudica, the.

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The Coming of the King Rome: Dreaming the Bull Boudica: Oct 27, Jackie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Preview — Dreaming the Eagle by Manda Scott.

There are only two things that I didn’t like about this book and the other books in this series although I have only read 2 and a half of them so far.

Go ahead and get the whole series because you will want to read more, and you will be sad when you are done! Manda Scott offers shamanic dreaming workshops. You are probably thinking: We also follow her half-brother Ban, captured and sold into slavery by a traitor of the tribe of the Trinovantes, who, believing all his kin including Boudica here named Breaca for the early part of her life killed in the ambush in which he was taken, has given his allegiance to the Romans who gave him back his freedom.

An Angry Robot Sampler. I might try again with book 2 but frankly I’m bored beyond endurance right now and I’m barely even a third of the way in.

Anyway, regardless of all of the above, I think this is a good start and I’m excited to get my hands on the next book and see where it goes! Her subsequent novels, Night Maresthe Stronger than Death and No Good Deedfor which she was hailed as ‘one of Britain’s most important crime writers’ by The Times, were published by Headline and are now published, along with her other books, by Transworld Publishersan imprint of Random House.


Dreaming the Eagle

They fight Caradoc’s evil brother, Amminios, who is allied with the Romans and whose treachery makes him a formidable foe. Books by Manda Scott. Everyone is a bed hopping. I am just saving you the trouble.

Stay in Touch Sign up. And my ride through the genres I mandz particularly enjoy continues Published May 27th by Dell first published November 30th Besides these slight annoyances, I liked the book. Mar 04, Morgan Dhu rated it liked it. Based on Boudica, the Warrior Queen of the Celts, a historical figure dating to the first century.

Manda Scott is a very talented historical fiction writer.

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I thought it logical that the author chose two landing sites for the Roman invasion: I label this series specifically as fantasy not just because so much of the lives of the Iceni and other tribes is – as it must be – invention, but also because the author’s bouudica of pre-Roman British spirituality plays a large role, at least in the one book I’ve read so far.

Anne Rice and Becket.

Wow what an intense and graphically defined journey into the life of a Celtic Queen called Boudica. This book sounds like perfection.

Who knows what the people back then ate to get high or they may not have needed a help from the substances, they might have as well induced it on their own. I have read the entire series.

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This Boudica or Boadicea or Breaca whichever you prefer is a world away from previous interpretations I’ve encountered, with probably the only strongly insinuated lesbian preferences I’ve come across. I’d find myself ski I enjoyed the historical fiction aspect but sometimes the novel seemed too ‘New Age’ for my taste.


She first made her name as a crime writer. Her reimagining of this age, when the tribes of Britain clashed with the legions of Rome, includes interior monologues, multiple points of view, dreams, visions, ecstasies, and interlocutions with the dead, all of it utterly convincing and compelling.

The book was a liiiittle hard to follow at some moments.

Last night I finally finished it, and I literally sighed from relief; running a marathon was more difficult than getting to the end of this book. I enjoyed the historical fiction aspect but sometimes the novel seemed too ‘New Age’ for my taste.

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Are they still here? Retrieved 6 January Hey, each to their own, I don’t begrudge people’s right to bed hop, whatever floats your boat, but I struggled with it in these Boudica books.

View all 9 comments. Before the Storm World of Warcraft. Born and educated in GlasgowScotland, [2] she trained at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine and now lives and works in Shropshire.

Scktt is 33 AD and eleven-year-old Breaca later named Boudicathe red-haired daughter of one of the leaders of the Eceni tribe, is on the cusp between girl and womanhood. These Britons reminded me of Native Americans, because of their visions, guardian animals or birds, and ‘kill feathers. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.