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The Resource The Tournament

The Tournament

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The Tournament
Title
The Tournament
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Matthew Reilly
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eng
Summary
The year is 1546. Suleiman the Magnificent, the powerful and feared Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, issues an invitation to every king in Europe: You are invited to send your finest player to compete in a chess tournament to determine the champion of the known world.The English delegation – led by esteemed scholar Roger Ascham – journeys to the glittering city of Constantinople. Accompanying Ascham is his pupil, Bess, who is about to bear witness to events she never thought possible. For on the first night of the tournament, a powerful guest of the Sultan is murdered, and Ascham is tasked with finding the killer.Barbaric deaths, unimaginable depravity and diplomatic treachery unfold before Bess's eyes, indelibly shaping her character and determining how she will perform in her future role ... as Queen Elizabeth I
Summary
When the feared sultan of the mid-16th-century Ottoman Empire issues a chess tournament challenge to European royals, a young Elizabeth I accompanies England's champion, only to witness a brutal murder amid dangerous court machinations. By the #1 international best-selling author of <i>The Great Zoo of China</i>
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10433153
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BT
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Reilly, Matthew
Dewey number
813
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fiction
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Historical Fiction
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adult
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The Tournament
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electronic
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9781486207671
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Label
The Tournament
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
BORROWBOX:BOL_021058
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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True
Isbn
9781486207671
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not applicable
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other
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True
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unknown
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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not applicable
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