Niccolo Rising: The House of Niccolo 1 by Dorothy Dunnett

Niccolo Rising: The House of Niccolo 1

byDorothy Dunnett

Kobo ebook | January 27, 2000

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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 thehelm 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 abreathless 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.

Title:Niccolo Rising: The House of Niccolo 1Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 27, 2000Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0141946490

ISBN - 13:9780141946498


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Niccolo Rising --- This is my all-time favorite series! Adventure, antics and discovery against a backdrop of brocafe and history.
Date published: 2013-07-18