Merchant-banker Nicholas de Fleury, having wrested his infant son from the boy's formidable mother, pauses en route to the land of golden light to set in train a deception that will ensnare nations in the triumphant ruin of his enemies. This is volume six in the "House of Niccolo".
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"Complex and entertaining . . . truly epic . . . Dunnett's great gift is to combine fascinating period settings and genuine historical events with characters of wit, deep emotion and strong desires . . . . New and old fans of Dunnett's fiction will be enthralled."--Booklist
"Gripping . . . vividly rendered . . . a dazzling portrait of Europe's courts and countinghouses in the 15th century . . . the best modern series of historical fiction." --Kirkus Reviews
"The finest living writer of historical fiction"--The Washington Post Book World"
Dorothy Dunnett is best known for her two superb series of historical fiction - The Lymond Chronicles, and The House of Niccolo - set in the 15th and 16th centuries and ranging all over Europe and the Mediterranean while being anchored in Scotland, and for King Hereafter, the 11th century story of Earl Thorfinn of Orkney whom Dorothy believed was also King Macbeth. She died 9 November 2001.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140112685
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