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The Pope's rhinoceros

Author: Lawrence Norfolk
Publisher: London : Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel based on Portugal's attempt to bribe Pope Leo X with a living rhinoceros.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Norfolk, Lawrence, 1963-
Pope's rhinoceros.
London : Sinclair-Stevenson, 1996
(OCoLC)648502359
Named Person: Leo, Pope; Leo, Pope
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Norfolk
ISBN: 1856194132 9781856194136
OCLC Number: 34829164
Awards: Shortlisted for IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1998.
Shortlisted for International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 1998.
Description: 607 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Lawrence Norfolk.

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Set on the brink of the Reformation, this is a parable of an age rushing to its crisis. After hunting for the sunken city of Vineta, Salvestro is redeployed to find a rhinoceros to be given to the  Read more...

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