London

The Novel
Product Number: EB00150807
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307806024
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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"A TOUR DE FORCE...?ondon tracks the history of the English capital from the days of the Celts until the present time. ...?reathtaking."-The Orlando Sentinel A master of epic historical fiction, Edward Rutherford gives us a sweeping novel of London, a glorious pageant spanning two thousand years. He brings this vibrant city's long and noble history alive through his saga of ever-shifting fortunes, fates, and intrigues of a half-dozen families, from the age of Julius Caesar to the twentieth century. Generation after generation, these families embody the passion, struggle, wealth, and verve of the greatest city in the Old World. Praise for London "Remarkable...?he invasion by Julius Caesar's legions in 54 B.C...? The rise of chivalry and the Crusades...?he building of the Globe theatre...?nd the coming of the Industrial Revolution...? What a delightful way to get the feel of London and of English history...? We witness first-hand the lust of Henry VIII. We overhear Geoffrey Chaucer deciding to write The Canterbury Tales...? Each episode is a punchy tale made up of bite-size chunks ending in tiny cliffhangers."-The New York Times "Hold-your-breath suspense, buccaneering adventure, and passionate tales of love and war."-The Times (London) "Fascinating...? sprawling epic."-San Francisco Chronicle

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Author(s): Edward Rutherfurd
Original Publish Date: Sep 07, 2011

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Author(s): Edward Rutherfurd
Narrator(s): Andrew Wincott
Product Number Z100127335
Released: Feb 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525594000

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