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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User Review  - Michael A - Goodreads

One of my favorite authors as a teenager. Great stories with heroes you did not always like and villans you could understand and be willing to follow. Read full review

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User Review  - Keith Slade - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this one during one summer when I was high school age. Nice historical adventure and romance. Read full review

Contents

Book One CHAPTER I OXFORD
1
GURNIE
34
BULAIRE
54
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