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A King's Ransom

A King's Ransom (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Penman, Sharon Kay

From the New York Times- bestselling author of Lionheart comes the dramatic sequel, telling of the last dangerous years of Richard, Couer de Lion's life. This long-anticipated sequel to the national bestseller Lionheart is a vivid and heart-wrenching story of the last event-fille...d years in the life of Richard, Coeur de Lion. Taken captive by the Holy Roman Emperor while en route home--in violation of the papal decree protecting all crusaders--he was to spend fifteen months imprisoned, much of it in the notorious fortress at Trefils, from which few men ever left alive, while Eleanor of Aquitaine moved heaven and earth to raise the exorbitant ransom. For the five years remaining to him, betrayals, intrigues, wars, and illness were ever present. So were his infidelities, perhaps a pattern set by his father's faithlessness to Eleanor. But the courage, compassion, and intelligence of this warrior king became the stuff of legend, and A King's Ransom brings the man and his world fully and powerfully alive.
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ISBN 9780345528339
Released NZ 10 Feb 2015
Publisher Ballantine Books
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780345528339
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Ballantine Books
Imprint Ballantine Books
Released 10 Feb 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Penman, Sharon Kay
Category Modern Fiction
Historical Fiction
War Fiction
Number of Pages 720
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 208mm
Spine: 41mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 567g
Interest Age 18+ years
Reading Age 18+ years
Library of Congress Historical fiction, Biographical fiction, Great Britain - History - Richard I, 1189-1199, Richard, FICTION / Historical
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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