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The gameof kings

Dunnett, Dorothy.

The gameof kings

by Dunnett, Dorothy.

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Published by Sphere in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York, Putnam, 1961; London, Cassell, 1962.

StatementDorothy Dunnett.
The Physical Object
Pagination512p. ;
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21501341M
ISBN 100722131186
OCLC/WorldCa16206775

The Books of Kings. 1 Kings - And the days that David reigned over Israel [were] forty years: seven years reigned he in Hebron, and thirty and three years reigned he in Jerusalem. 1 Kings - Then sat Solomon upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly.. The Old Testament - A Brief Overview. Bible Survey - Kings. Books of Kings, two books of the Hebrew Bible or the Protestant Old Testament that, together with Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and 1 and 2 Samuel, belong to the group of historical books (Deuteronomic history) written during the Babylonian Exile (c. bc) of .

  Game of Thrones starts in the year AC, but Daenerys' Targaryen's attack on King's Landing certainly wasn't first the attempt to take over Westeros. In AC, the mysterious Band of Nine was formed by a group of warlords and unsavory types bent on power and profit. Although they were all equals, they effectively had a leader in Maelys Blackfyre I. The Game of Kings, the first book in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, is a historical novel filled with characters that read like people from another time and NOT modern characters in fancy dress. It is baroque and strange, rudely comic and yet deeply scholarly, filled with violence and introspection.

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Dunnett started writing in the late s. Her first novel, The Game of Kings, was published in the United States inand in the United Kingdom the year after.

She published 22 books in total, including the six-part Lymond Chronicles and the eight-part Niccolo Series, and co-authored another volume with her by: 3. Dunnett started writing The gameof kings book the late s. Her first novel, The Game of Kings, was published in the United States inand in the United Kingdom the year after.

She published 22 books in total, including the six-part Lymond Chronicles and the eight-part Niccolo Series, and co-authored another volume with her : Dorothy Dunnett.

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A CLASH OF KINGS. First UK edition and impression from in VG condition, there is a previous owner inscription to front pastedown, a mark from library card removal and a stamp for a German library, there are also two marks to title page, there is general wear to both book and jacket, binding is firm, jacket is price [ ].

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The Game of Kings simultaneously traces Francis' adventures back and forth over the border as well as the push and pull of his relationship with Richard. Over the course of the book, the reader learns that Francis' motivation for all things in life is his sense of loyalty, although it isn't until the end of the book, when he risks his life to.

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