The Resource The powder of death, Julian Stockwin

The powder of death, Julian Stockwin

Label
The powder of death
Title
The powder of death
Statement of responsibility
Julian Stockwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1261. Oxford, England. An envoy returns from the land of the Tartars to meet with an English scholar and share a deadly secret that touches on the future of Christianity itself. The two men vow that the knowledge of gunpowder must die with them as the consequences are otherwise too fatal to contemplate. 1290. Hurnwych Green, England. After his quiet life is shattered by tragedy, local blacksmith Jared begins a pilgrimage to the Promised Land. Aboard a ship to Venice, he meets Sir Nicholas Gayne who invites him to join the Knights Hospitallers as their blacksmith on a holy crusade for King Edward. The adventure that follows sees Jared encounter men from distant Cathay who harbour the secret of huo yao, and so begins one man's obsession with the powder of death and a king's determination to change the very nature of warfare
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The powder of death, Julian Stockwin
Label
The powder of death, Julian Stockwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn956921576
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780749019303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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