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The aviary gate, Katie Hickman

Label
The aviary gate
Title
The aviary gate
Statement of responsibility
Katie Hickman
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Language
eng
Summary
Elizabeth Stavely sits in the Bodlean library with trembling hands. Before her is a fragment of parchment which has about it a dusty fragrance of roses, of sadness and great age. Here is the clue she has been looking for, to a story that has been untold for four hundred years. It is as though a voice is whispering softly to her across the centuries. Constantinople, 1599: merchants from all over Europe are vying with each other to gain trading rights in the Ottoman empire. Paul Pindar, a wealthy merchant, has been entrusted with the mission to deliver an extraordinary musical clock to the Sultan. But a disaster has befallen it on its journey from England, and the organ-maker Thomas Dallam must attempt to repair the effects of the seawater on the precious artifact. Pindar is troubled too by a secret sadness : the woman he once loved is now lost to him, drowned in a shipwreck. But there have been rumours of a new young slave with golden hair and skin like milk, sighted behind the gates of the Sultan's harem. Could this be his Celia?
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
The aviary gate, Katie Hickman
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The aviary gate, Katie Hickman
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
481318
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9781596914759
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP481318
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