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The castle of kings

Author: Oliver P©œtzsch; Anthea Bell
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An epic tale of murder, treachery, bravery, and love In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth-century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors. There is only one suitor she is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver P©œtzsch; Anthea Bell
ISBN: 9780544319516 0544319516
OCLC Number: 953344976
Notes: "The Castle of Kings was first published in 2013 by Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH as Die Burg der K©œnige"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 644 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Burg der k©œn©Ưg.
Responsibility: Oliver P©œtzsch ; [English translation ... by Anthea Bell].

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Combine Princess Bride with Germanic history circa 1500, add a dash of Lord of the Rings, and there's a week of good fun . . ." -- "Kirkus Reviews"" "Mr. Potzsch is the author of a sequence of five Read more...

 
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