Niccolo Rising: The House of Niccolo

Kobo ebook | January 27, 2000

byDorothy 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 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.

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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...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 27, 2000Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141946490

ISBN - 13:9780141946498

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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