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The Spring Of The Ram

Dunnett, Dorothy

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ISBN 10: 0394564375 / ISBN 13: 9780394564371
Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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Mylar protected dust jacket is price clipped and soiled on back. ; 9.5" tall; 469 pages. N° de ref. de la librería 1425

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Título: The Spring Of The Ram

Editorial: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Año de publicación: 1988

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First American Edition

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Set in sixteenth-century Europe, young Niccolo travels from Florence to Trebizond on the Black Sea, where the West and the Orient meet and where he finds both opportunity and danger

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With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett, grande dame of the historical novel, presents The House of Niccolo series. The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire.
In 1461, Nicholas is in Florence. Backed by none other than Cosimo de' Medici, he will sail the Black Sea to Trebizond, last outpost of Byzantium, and the last jewel missing from the crown of the Ottoman Empire. But trouble lies ahead. Nicholas's stepdaughter--at the tender age of thirteen--has eloped with his rival in trade: a Machiavellian Genoese who races ahead of Nicholas, sowing disaster at every port. And time is of the essence: Trebizond may fall to the Turks at any moment. Crackling with wit, breathtakingly paced, The Spring of the Ram is a pyrotechnic blend of scholarship and narrative shimmering with the scents, sounds, colors, and combustible emotions of the 15th century.

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