The Resource The silk tree, Julian Stockwin

The silk tree, Julian Stockwin

Label
The silk tree
Title
The silk tree
Statement of responsibility
Julian Stockwin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forced to flee Rome from the barbaric rampages of the Ostrogoths, merchant Nicander meets an unlikely ally in the form of Marius, a fierce Roman legionary. Escaping to a new life in Constantinople, the two land upon its shores lonely and penniless. Needing to make money fast, they plot and plan a number of outrageous money-making schemes, until they chance upon their greatest idea yet.Armed with a wicked plan to steal precious silk seeds from the faraway land of Seres, Nicander and Marius must embark upon a terrifyingly treacherous journey across unknown lands, never before completed. But first they must deceive the powerful emperor Justinian and the rest of his formidable Byzantine Empire in order to begin their journey into the unknown...An adventurous tale of mischief, humour and deception, Nicander and Marius face danger of the highest order, where nothing in the land of the Roman Empire is quite what it seems
Cataloging source
Kotui
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The silk tree, Julian Stockwin
Label
The silk tree, Julian Stockwin
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
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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
Contents
Maps on lining papers. -Forced to flee Rome from the barbaric rampages of the Ostrogoths, merchant Nicander meets an unlikely ally in the form of Marius, a fierce Roman legionary. Escaping to a new life in Constantinople, the two land upon its shores lonely and penniless. Needing to make money fast, they plot and plan a number of outrageous money-making schemes, until they chance upon their greatest idea yet
Control code
15771905
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
431 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780749017958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2401275
  • (Nz-Kotui)2401275
  • (Nz-CPY)2401275
  • (OCoLC)897428456
  • (Nz)15771905

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