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The sheen on the silk : a novel

Author: Anne Perry
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, using her skills as a physician to manoeuver close to the key players involved in her brother's fate.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Perry
ISBN: 9780345500656 0345500652
OCLC Number: 426793488
Description: viii, 518 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Anne Perry.

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Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, using her skills as a physician to manoeuver close to the key players involved in her brother's fate.

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