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The shadow king

Author: Jane Stevenson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Balthasar Stuart, the son of Elizabeth of Bohemia and an African prince, works as a doctor in late seventeenth-century Holland, until he is driven out by the plague to build a new life in Restoration London and Barbados.
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Genre/Form: History
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stevenson, Jane, 1959-
Shadow king.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003
(OCoLC)681546825
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen consort of Frederick I King of Bohemia; Aphra Behn; Aphra Behn; Elizabeth, Queen consort of Frederick I King of Bohemia; Elizabeth, Queen consort of Frederick I King of Bohemia; Aphra Behn
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Stevenson
ISBN: 0618149139 9780618149131 0618485368 9780618485369
OCLC Number: 52058238
Notes: Sequel to: The winter queen.
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2002.
Description: viii, 303 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Pretender
Responsibility: Jane Stevenson.
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In the second volume of Stevenson's masterly trilogy, Balthasar--son of Elizabeth of Bohemia and Pelagius, an African prince--is driven out of Holland by the plague. Now a young doctor, he makes his  Read more...

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"Stevenson engagingly illuminates a pivotal era of history . . . Stevenson's historical novels are models of the genre." Publishers Weekly

 
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