Title SWORD SLEEP
Book Condition Very faint but quite large area of damp stain to front free endsheet, and no other flaws!--thus a near fine copy in terra-cotta binding with gilt stamping; in a fine, dust jacket with pale sticker ghost to front flap; wraparound art by Elizabeth Grant.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher London: Faber & Faber, (1975).
0571106846 / 9780571106844
Seller ID 46247.00
Young Flavius, lonely and ill in Athens, dreams of a battle by a river, a sword raised to strike him, and a boy Leonatos, who several hundred years earlier had fought in Alexander's army. Set in the Roman Empire in the early days of Christianity.
Ancient Rome. Ancient Greece. Historical Fiction. Juvenile Fiction.