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The master of all desires

Author: Judith Merkle Riley
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A three-way struggle in 16th century France for possession of a severed head with magic powers. The queen needs it to eliminate her husband's mistress, Nostradamus wants it to fulfill political aims, and a young woman is determined to keep it to gain love. By the author of The Serpent Garden.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Nostradamus; Catherine de Médicis, Queen consort of Henry II King of France; Nostradamus
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Merkle Riley
ISBN: 0670884502 9780670884506
OCLC Number: 41380427
Description: xi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Judith Merkle Riley.

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A three-way struggle in 16th century France for possession of a severed head with magic powers. The queen needs it to eliminate her husband's mistress, Nostradamus wants it to fulfill political aims, and a young woman is determined to keep it to gain love. By the author of The Serpent Garden.

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