The black rose

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Doubleday, 1945 - Middle Ages - 403 pages
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Walter of Gurnie, illegitimate son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China. With his friend Tristam he fights his way to the heart of the fabulous Mongol Empire and returns famous to find that he must choose between the first love he thought he lost and the exotic flower that he found in the East.

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When my Father died in 1991, he left behind a stash of Thomas B Costain novels. Even as a young girl, I remember looking at these books which always appealed to me because of their titles. This 1946 ... Read full review

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One of my first ever favorite books. This is an adventure story set in the fourteen hundreds in England and Asia. Read full review

Contents

Book One CHAPTER I OXFORD
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GURNIE
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BULAIRE
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