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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Review: The Black Rose

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I really liked this book. I liked the characters and the story. So why am I giving it only 3 stars? It lacked specialness, vital spark, anything that touched me in a way all readers hoped to be ... Read full review

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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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Contents

Book One CHAPTER I OXFORD
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GURNIE
34
BULAIRE
54
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