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Revenge of the rose

Author: Nicole Galland
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An impoverished young knight living in rural Burgundy, Willem of Dole greets with surprise--and apprehension--his summons to the magnificent court of Konrad, Holy Roman Emperor, whose realm spans half of Europe. Immediately overwhelmed by court affairs, the idealistic young Willem submits to the witty, relentless tutelage of his mischievous friend Jouglet, Konrad's favorite minstrel--and thus the naive youth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Galland
ISBN: 9780060841799 0060841796
OCLC Number: 965555800
Notes: Originally published: New York: William Morrow, 2006.
Includes excerpt from the author's Crossed.
Description: 465 pages ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Nicole Galland.

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In the summer of 1199, Willem, a young nobleman, is summoned to the court of Konrad, the Holy Roman Emperor, whose realm spans much of Europe. Willem's guide to courtly life is minstrel Jouglet, a  Read more...

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"A clever novel of courtly love...entertains with a flourish." -- Publishers Weekly "A tasty fictional stew, mixing elements of twelfth-century culture together skillfully to produce a veritable Read more...

 
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