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Author: Bruce W Holsinger
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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London, 1385. A city of shadows and fear, in a kingdom haunted by the spectre of revolt and ruled by the headstrong young King Richard II. A place of poetry and prophecy where power is bought by blood. For John Gower, part-time poet and full-time trader in information, secrets are his currency. When close confidant, fellow poet Geoffrey Chaucer, calls in an old debt, Gower cannot refuse. The request is simple: track  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
History
Suspense fiction
Named Person: John Gower; John Gower
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce W Holsinger
ISBN: 9780007493302 0007493304 9780007493319 0007493312 9780007493296 0007493290 9780007493326 0007493320
OCLC Number: 881126349
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Bruce Holsinger.

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A stunning debut historical thriller set in the turbulent 14th century, for fans of CJ Sansom, The Name of the Rose and An Instance of the Fingerpost.  Read more...

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'This is a rich novel...Bruce Holsinger is a leading American scholar of the Middle Ages and his debut novel combines detailed knowledge of the period with an undoubted gift for gripping Read more...

 
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