The Resource A king's ransom, Sharon Kay Penman

A king's ransom, Sharon Kay Penman

Label
A king's ransom
Title
A king's ransom
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Kay Penman
Title variation
kings ransom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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-filled 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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Summary
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Lionheart comes the dramatic sequel, telling of the last dangerous years of Richard, Coeur de Lion's life
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10276034
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penman, Sharon Kay
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.E474
LC item number
K56 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Henry II novels
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richard
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
A king's ransom, Sharon Kay Penman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Marian Wood book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn849719015
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
685 pages
Isbn
9780399159220
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013042663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)849719015
Label
A king's ransom, Sharon Kay Penman
Publication
Note
"A Marian Wood book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn849719015
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
685 pages
Isbn
9780399159220
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013042663
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)849719015

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