The Resource The castle of kings, Oliver Pötzsch ; English translation by Anthea Bell

The castle of kings, Oliver Pötzsch ; English translation by Anthea Bell

Label
The castle of kings
Title
The castle of kings
Statement of responsibility
Oliver Pötzsch ; English translation by Anthea Bell
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"An epic tale of murder, treachery, bravery, and love In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth-century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors. There is only one suitor she is interested in: Mathis, a childhood friend who she can never marry due to his low birth status. But when a rogue knight attacks Agnes and Mathis shoots the knight to save her, the two are forced to go on the run together, into the midst of the raging Peasants' War. Over the next two years, as Agnes and Mathis travel the countryside, they are each captured by and escape from various factions of the war, participate in massive battles, make new friends both noble and peasant, and fall in love. Meanwhile, Agnes's falcon finds a mysterious ring, and Agnes begins having strange, but seemingly meaningful dreams. Dreams that lead the two lovers to revelations about their place in the world and in the emerging German states."--
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Pötzsch, Oliver
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[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bell, Anthea
  • Pötzsch, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Couples
  • Peasants' War, 1524-1525
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
The castle of kings, Oliver Pötzsch ; English translation by Anthea Bell
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
644 pages
Isbn
9780544319516
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 214116
  • 5558585
Label
The castle of kings, Oliver Pötzsch ; English translation by Anthea Bell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
644 pages
Isbn
9780544319516
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 214116
  • 5558585

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