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The bone thief, V. M. Whitworth

Label
The bone thief
Title
The bone thief
Statement of responsibility
V. M. Whitworth
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Edward, son of Alfred the Great, has inherited the Kingdom of Wessex and achieved a precarious set of alliances through marriage and military conquest. But the alliance is uneasy and the kingdom of Mercia has more reason than most to fear the might of Wessex. Their Lord is elderly and perhaps mortally sick, and his wife fears that she does not have the power to withstand hostile takeover. She also knows too well what her neighbour is capable of - after all, King Edward is her brother. The chance to rescue St Oswald's bones, beloved patron saint, to consecrate her new church and unite the people behind her, is too good an opportunity to miss. But they are rumoured to be buried a long way north - outside Lincoln, deep in hostile territory. Her secretary, Wulfgar, groomed for the priesthood since he was a boy in the elegant cloisters of Winchester cathedral but a naïve in the ways of the wider world - is surprised to be sent on this mission. It will prove an incredibly dangerous journey, requiring resources and courage Wulfgar did not know he had, and support from surprising allies along the way including a maverick priest and a Viking adventuress whose loyalties are far from clear
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Cataloging source
QPPL
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Wulfgar's world
  • Wulfgar's world
  • Wulfgar's world
Series volume
  • 1
  • bk. 1
  • 01
The bone thief, V. M. Whitworth
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The bone thief, V. M. Whitworth
Publication
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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
14148175
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
viii, 440 pages
Isbn
9780091948740
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1215408
  • (OCoLC)757147054
  • (AuCNLKIN)000049065813

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