Song for a Dark Queen

by Rosemary Sutcliff
Release date: 1978
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, mainstream, young adult

"I suppose if she has the victory tomorrow, they'll make a song about her to sing for a thousand years..."

So wrote the joung Roman, Julius Agricola, on the eve of the great battle which was to change the face of the future. For 'she' was none other than Boudicca, or Boadicea, defiant queen of the Iceni, who had already led her small British tribe in rebellion against the dark might of the Roman invaders. Now she had summoned the War Host together, from all over Britain, determined to lead them towards the light, to freedom...

(updated 2010-09-07)

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