The Resource The Tournament

The Tournament

Label
The Tournament
Title
The Tournament
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Subject
Summary
The bestselling historical mystery from Australia's favourite novelist, author of the Scarecrow series and the Jack West Jr series with new novel The One Impossible Labyrinth out now."Reilly's concoction makes for a cracking read." Sun Herald"a fast-paced and exhilarating romp" Weekend Australian"... the best novel that Reilly has written" The AgeEven a pawn can become a queen.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 against the backdrop of the historic event, 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 her future role...as Queen Elizabeth I. Shortlisted for the ABIA General Fiction Book of the Year 2014MORE ROGER ASCHAM IN: ROGER ASCHAM AND THE KING'S LOST GIRL
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Reilly, Matthew
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • Thriller
  • Fiction
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The Tournament
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:ac8f1eef-a1ef-4a31-8588-6d1f4d0558e9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743289679
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Tournament
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ac8f1eef-a1ef-4a31-8588-6d1f4d0558e9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781743289679
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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