Niccolo Rising: v. 1: The House of Noccolo by Dorothy Dunnett

Niccolo Rising: v. 1: The House of Noccolo by Dorothy Dunnett

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The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyers apprentice who schemes and swashbucukes his way to the helm of a merchantile empire.

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The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyers apprentice who schemes and swashbucukes his way to the helm of a merchantile empire. "Niccolo Rising", Book One of the series, finds us in Bruges, 1460. Street smart, brilliant at figures, adept at the subtleties of diplomacy and the well-timed untruth, Dunnett's hero rises from wastrel to prodigy in a breathless adventure that wins him the love of the strongest woman in Bruges and the hatred of two powerful enemies. "Niccolo Rising" combines history, adventure and high romance in the tradition stretching from Alexandre Dumas to Mary Renault.

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SKU GOR001234439
Title Niccolo Rising: v. 1: The House of Noccolo
Author By (author) Dorothy Dunnett
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 592
ISBN 10 0140113916
ISBN 13 9780140113914
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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The time is the 15th century, when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe. Among them, none is bolder or more cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges, the good-natured dyers apprentice who schemes and swashbucukes his way to the helm of a merchantile empire. "Niccolo Rising", Book One of the series, finds us in Bruges, 1460. Street smart, brilliant at figures, adept at the subtleties of diplomacy and the well-timed untruth, Dunnett's hero rises from wastrel to prodigy in a breathless adventure that wins him the love of the strongest woman in Bruges and the hatred of two powerful enemies. "Niccolo Rising" combines history, adventure and high romance in the tradition stretching from Alexandre Dumas to Mary Renault.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001234439
Title Niccolo Rising: v. 1: The House of Noccolo
Author By (author) Dorothy Dunnett
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 1988
Number of Pages 592
ISBN 10 0140113916
ISBN 13 9780140113914
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No