The Resource A burnable book : a novel, Bruce Holsinger, (electronic book)

A burnable book : a novel, Bruce Holsinger, (electronic book)

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A burnable book : a novel
Title
A burnable book
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Holsinger
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Language
eng
Summary
In Chaucer's London, betrayal, murder, royal intrigue, mystery, and dangerous politics swirl around the existence of a prophetic book that foretells the death of England's kings in Bruce Holsinger's A Burnable Book, an irresistible historical thriller reminiscent of the classics An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Name of the Rose, and The Crimson Petal and the White.London, 1385. Surrounded by ruthless courtiers--including his powerful uncle, John of Gaunt, and Gaunt's flamboyant mistress, Katherine Swynford--England's young, still untested king, Richard II, is in mortal peril, and the danger is only beginning. Songs are heard across London--catchy verses said to originate from an ancient book that prophesies the end of England's kings--and among the book's predictions is Richard's assassination. Only a few powerful men know that the cryptic lines derive from a "burnable book," a seditious work that threatens the stability of the realm. To..
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Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
Target audience
adult
A burnable book : a novel, Bruce Holsinger, (electronic book)
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A burnable book : a novel, Bruce Holsinger, (electronic book)
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9780062240347
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(electronic bk)
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Electronic reproduction.
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