The Black Rose

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Doubleday, Doran & Company, Incorporated, 1945 - Fiction - 403 pages
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Walter of Gurnie, bastard 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 lost and the exotic flower that he found in the East.

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This book had been sitting around my mother's house long before I was born, and I decided a long time ago I needed to read it. Now I have. It was in many ways a good story. Two young 12th Century ... Read full review

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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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Contents

Book One CHAPTER I OXFORD
1
GURNIE
34
BULAIRE
54
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