The Resource 1356 : a novel, Bernard Cornwell

1356 : a novel, Bernard Cornwell

Label
1356 : a novel
Title
1356
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
Title variation
Thirteen fifty-six
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The rascally Thomas of Hookton, aka Le Batard, and his band of not-so-merry mercenaries are bidden by the Earl of Northhampton to unearth the lost sword of Saint Peter in this recreation of the Battle of the Poitiers in 1356 wherein a severely outnumbered English army defeats the French and captures the Poitiers and French King John II
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.O75
LC item number
A14 2013
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
1356 : a novel, Bernard Cornwell
Label
1356 : a novel, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published, in a slightly different form, in Great Britain in 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers"--Title page verso
  • "Go with God, but fight like the devil"--Dust jacket
  • Map on endpapers
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The hundred years war rages on and the bloodiest battles are yet to be fought. Across France, towns are closing their gates, the crops are burning and the country stands alert to danger. The English army, victorious at the Battle of Crecy and led by the Black Prince, is invading again and the French are hunting them down. Thomas of Hookton, an English archer known as Le Batard, is under orders to seek out the lost sword of St Peter, a weapon said to grant certain victory to whoever possesses her. As the outnumbered English army becomes trapped near the town of Poitiers, Thomas, his men and his sworn enemies meet in an extraordinary confrontation that ignites one of the greatest battles of all time
Control code
ocn820730517
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780061969676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG274758
  • (OCoLC)820730517

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