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Different subplots involve a druid; the young Briton, Tigirseno, who runs away from his family to join the mountain tribes in the West to fight Romans [the Wolves, as the Britons call them in this novel]; Boudicca's revolt and the vengeful, bloody reprisal of the governor, Suetonius Paullinus, against the Britons after the uprising, concluding in an important and difficult decision Marcus must make, regarding the future of Britain.

Marcus was an engaging character.

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Being of mixed background, his experience taught him to see good and bad in both nationalities. He only wanted peace between the two peoples. The 'horse coin' of the title was bought as a present for Marcus by his betrothed. It showed the outline of a horse in Celtic style, with Latin letters naming an important British chieftain. To me, this symbolized the two nations cooperating to forge a better Britain out of the ruins. The novel ended on a note of hope for the future. This novel was well researched and well-written.

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It did use Wishart's often idiosyncratic expressions for some objects, given generally in Roman novels in the Latin. Wishart had used the same terms in his Marcus Corvinus mystery series.

After reading it a second time [in May ] I feel this should be a classic in Roman historical fiction. Reread again December ; I am of the same opinion still.

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View all 6 comments. An excellent historical novel, though in the end a little unsatisfying due to the hard historical facts that rule out a traditional happy ending. I also felt the absence of the sparkle and humour of Wishart's later Corvinus novels. Nevertheless a gripping read.

Dec 02, Barbara Hansen added it. His novels are a curious mixture of learning and micky Spillane.

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