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The towers of Samarcand, James Heneage

Label
The towers of Samarcand
Title
The towers of Samarcand
Statement of responsibility
James Heneage
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A select band of soldiers led by Luke Magoris are given the mission of persuading Tamerlane to defend Constantinople. The great conqueror must turn his forces to the West to fight the Ottomans, who otherwise would destroy Constantinople and the Byzantine empire. Luke, torn away from the woman he loves and all he knows, is trained as a Mongol warrior to impress Tamerlane and his army before joining his fellow Varangian guards, descendants of the men who once brought a vital treasure out of Constantinople. It is this treasure, some say, that can still save the empire - uniting the Christian churches of the east and west in one final triumphant crusade to smite the Ottomans. No longer an innocent patriot, Luke is caught in the crossfire and begins to question if his mission is honourable - or whether those who sent him have the best interests of Byzantium at heart. The Towers of Samarcand is a powerful historical novel full of lively characters and enthralling scenes of battle, wealth, beliefs and trade in a part of the world torn by the clash of empires
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
823.9
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Rise of empires
  • The Mistra chronicles
  • Mistra Chronicles / Rise of Empires Chronicles
Series volume
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
Target audience
adult
The towers of Samarcand, James Heneage
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The towers of Samarcand, James Heneage
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
15610882
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
517 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782061182
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2366051
  • (OCoLC)879400564
  • (AuCNLKIN)000053142887

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