Boudica: Dreaming the Bull

Boudica: Dreaming the Bull

Boudica Dreaming the Bull In AD Boudica war leader of the Eceni led her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome the culmination of nearly twenty years of resistance against an occupying force

  • Title: Boudica: Dreaming the Bull
  • Author: Manda Scott
  • ISBN: 9780553814071
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback
  • In AD 60, Boudica, war leader of the Eceni, led her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome the culmination of nearly twenty years of resistance against an occupying force that sought to crush the vibrant native civilization of our island home Dreaming The Bull continues the story of Breaca now hailed Boudica, the Bringer of Victory, andIn AD 60, Boudica, war leader of the Eceni, led her people in a final bloody revolt against the occupying armies of Rome the culmination of nearly twenty years of resistance against an occupying force that sought to crush the vibrant native civilization of our island home Dreaming The Bull continues the story of Breaca now hailed Boudica, the Bringer of Victory, and her half brother, B n, now an officer in the Roman auxiliary cavalry Each stands on the opposing side in a brutal war of attrition between the occupying army and the defeated tribes, each is determined to see the other dead Caught between them are two children, son and daughter to two of the greatest warriors their world has ever seen While in distant Rome, the Emperor Claudius holds the balance of lives in their hands.This is a heart stopping story of war and of peace of love, passion and betrayal of druids and gods in a world where each life is sacred but each death even so

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    Καταλαβαίνω ότι πολλές φορές η ιστορία είναι πολύ ξενέρωτη. Πάρτε για παράδειγμα την ηρωίδα αυτής εδώ της σειράς. Τον καιρό που γίνονταν η ρωμαϊκή εισβολή στη Βρετανία η Μπούντικα πιθανότατα ήταν ένα κοριτσάκι που έπαιζε με τις κούκλες της περιμένοντας να την παντρέψουν μ [...]

    This continues to be an excellent series. In the first book everything was fast and furious but in the second the pace is slower and you can watch the characters watch themselves.yway, I like that; there's enough action but reflection also. I just love this series!

    Dreaming the Bull by Manda Scott is the second in a four-book series on the Celtic warrior Boudica, leader of the coalition of tribes fighting Rome’s invasion of Britain. As with the first book in the series, Boudica: Dreaming the Eagle, Scott combines historical research with a creative imagination. But this second book in the series falls short of its predecessor. Picking up where Boudica: Dreaming the Eagle left off, Dreaming the Bull begins with a lengthy description of ongoing battles and [...]

    I am having trouble judging books by "good reader" star ratings in this genre of historical fiction. I guess that means it's a very personal taste. Some (like me) like LOTS of well researched history with their fiction, other folk think the history gets in the way of telling a good story. I loved Boudica #1 - So much historical reasearch I could just tell Manda Scott was a regular on Time Team (one of my favourite shows!). I loved the section at the back where she declared her biases and listed [...]

    Some soft spots in the middle or perhaps I was unable to deal with "family" against "family" and neither knowing that was the case. Still, Manda Scott keeps it going. I will reiterate, the historical fantasy aspect in these books, given so few records exist from the 50 AD era.Onto book three, Dreaming the Hound.

    Long but worth the read!Dreaming the Bull - 2nd book in this 4 book series continues to carry on my captivation with Boudica and her life. The blurb basically describes what the story is about however I can add to it by saying - "Only this book focus is more on the Roman'a invasion of Britannia and the single character Ban (Boudica's brother) or better known as Julius Valerius and how he ended up being a Roman soldier as well as moving up the ranks like he did."The author gives the reader a glim [...]

    So. I know that Rome invades the majority of England. And I know that Boudica is captured and her daughters raped. Consequently, at just passed half-way through the second installation of the series, I give up. It's battle after battle, in which Ban gets more evil and Boudica gets more desperate. I know there's probably some big reconciliation at some point, but I can't hang in there for it--too many other good books to read.

    The best part of this is not Boudicca. The best part of this is her brother. Deep, perplexing, courageous. The other characters are interchangeable, all pretty much the same. But Valerius stands out. Such a beautiful character. For me, this series is his.As with the first book, loved the descriptions of nature and animals. I'll definitely be reading the next one in the series!

    I thought it was a good book- it seemed well researched and there was complexity in the way two very different cultures, and two spiritualities that are somewhat alien to a modern reader were presented. I found the spirituality intriguing, because people's conversations and beliefs in various (conflicting) gods were presented as "true". I also really loved the way the cultures were contrasted in all sorts of ways such as attitudes to gender, sexuality, family, what counts as being "civilised" an [...]

    I loved this second installment of the Boudica series, the characters were again brilliantly written and the storyline believable and once again well researched. Scott has recreated the intricacies of Celtic Britain and the Roman Empire very well with a distinct attention to detail that continues to support the story. Each character has been developed well and the situations that arise are again handled and written well and portrayed in a manner to make each as relevent to the reader as possible [...]

    Mostly follows the life of Ban aka Julius. Like the first book, it takes Manda Scott about 60 pages to find her rhythm. This book is filled with dark vengeance and betrayal, commitments to foreign, silent Gods by someone who was once a Dreamer for another culture and still sees Ghosts. I love the magic in this book - a dead Granma aids in a curse, and there's a Roman Bull God initiation scene in a cave that is truly beautiful. Can't wait to read the third one

    The second of four books about Boedica or Boadecia as many know by this name . Love this series great character development and Mandy Scott is a fantastic storyteller. I' m reading the 4th book nowAmazing details of this early time- period.If you like historical figures brought to life read this book!

    Once again I began this doubting that I'd find it easy to turn my mind back to when years were counted in double figures. Once again I was speedily proved wrong and this became as compelling and entertaining as any twenty-first century thriller. Superb writing.

    Just finished the second book of this 4 part saga and I must say it just keeps getting better. Now off to start the third bookn't wait :-)

    Loved it! Dreaming the bull (the sequel to Dreaming the eagle) is so much darker than Dreaming the eagle, but the characters seem all the more life-like for it. Both books are very well written and are full of historical detail. The books tell the story of the Boudica, the warrior queen who led the resistance against the Roman invasion of Britain (and who truly existed: her grave and chariot were found in London some years ago). It also tells the story of the people closest to her (some based on [...]

    I enjoyed book number two a lot and I'm itching to start reading book three immediately. Although every now and again Manda Scott's sentences threw me off a little. I don't really know what it is, but sometimes I got the distinct feeling that the sentence structure just wasn't logical at times.The story itself was exciting to read and I really got a feeling for the predicaments they found themselves in. You feel the hate for Julius, even though I myself couldn't help but feel pity for the man as [...]

    I am completely enthralled with this series. The saga continues with more of a focus on Ban, Breaca's brother. His descent was a little mystifying for me, but I did accept it and did make the storyline exciting. Really love the marriage between historical fiction and Celtic "magic". I love the Celtic connection to earth and nature. Moving on with the 3rd book in the series consecutively. which I almost never do.

    This sequel wasn't as captivating as Dreaming the Eagle; however, I could see that it was a necessary part of the overall story arc. I've read most of Manda's work, so her writing style alone keeps a reader intrigued. Looking forward to hearing more from the Boudica in the 3rd book of the series.

    Oh my I must run out and get the next book.I must find out how this all plays out.Very interesting to follow a book about my relatives. I realize it is historical fiction but Manda its like we are there,simply AMAZING!

    Manda Scott, Dreaming the BullThe blurb for this engaging sequel to Dreaming the Eagle describes the events of the second (of four) volumes of Scott's historical fantasy epic as follows:Hailed as Boudica, the Bringer of Victory, Breaca now leads her people's resistance against the occupying legions of Rome. Opposing her is Julius Valerius, an auxilary cavalry officer whose increasing brutality in the service of his god and emperor cannot shield him from the ghosts of his past. Caught between the [...]

    While I greatly admire and revere Manda Scott's talent with the pen, I have to say that I found this second isntalment of the Boudica series to be a hard slog. It seemed so much more denser than the first one, and I don't mean in storyline and plotor, maybe a litle bit in the plot department, but mostly in the way it was written. There was too much 'in between dragging it down' for me and it therefore didn't have my heart racing or my pulse building. Unlike Dreaming the Eagle, which did both of [...]

    So Dreaming the Bull was a pretty good sequel to Dreaming the Eagle. It didn't quite beat the first book, but it was still riveting. I found Boudica's spirit and willingness to live amazing through out this book and I was really impressed with how she had changed from the first book. Her self perseverance was amazing and what pretty much drove her the entire book. The whole deal with Caradoc being captured was nerve wracking for me. I had no idea what was going to happen to him and all the rest [...]

    Really enjoyed the book. Have read the first and will read the next.Found Ban/Vespius story depressing and slightly unbelievable. Would he really become so awful given his wonderful happy childhood? Maybe - I suppose he was abused when he was only 12 when taken by the Romans, but I did find it hard to believe that once he found out Boudica and family were alive that he would continue to be bad.Obviously we don't know that the "dreaming" sequences are true per se, but, I did feel they added to th [...]

    I was a bit leery of continuing with the series because of the reviews and also the "animal" element which made the first book a difficult read for me. However, after I finished Dreaming the Eagle on the first day of vacation, I found myself wondering "what happens next." Without even realizing it, I became connected to the characters and their stories. The minute I had internet access again, I reserved copies of the rest of the series (after driving to three different bookstores in the area to [...]

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