The bearkeeper's daughter

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Houghton Mifflin, Dec 1, 1987 - Fiction - 310 pages
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In sixth century Constantinople, John, son of Diodoros of Bostra, wins the patronage of the Empress Theodora, and becomes involved in palace intrigue

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User Review  - Veronica - Goodreads

I've just re-read this after recently reading The Secret History. It was one of the first Gillian Bradshaw books I read, and it was a happy reminder of just what a good storyteller she was in her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ditte - Goodreads

3.5 stars. Not as good as Imperial Purple or The Beacon of Alexandria, but I liked it. Read full review


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About the author (1987)

Gillian Bradshaw was born in Falls Church, Virginia, and graduated from the University of Michigan, where she won the Hopwood Award for Hawk of May. She is the author of 25 other novels, including "Kingdom of Summer.