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The sheen on the silk

Anne Perry

The sheen on the silk

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Disguise -- Fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • Thirteenth century -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 2010.

    Statementby Anne Perry.
    GenreFiction
    SeriesThorndike Press large print basic
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6066.E693 S49 2010b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040131M
    ISBN 101410423212
    ISBN 109781410423214
    LC Control Number2010002304

    SHEEN ON THE SILK, THE by Anne Perry - SIGNED FIRST EDITION BOOK See all SALE Titles.. See all titles by Anne Perry.. The bestselling author of Victorian mysteries makes an ambitious leap into historical fiction, setting her first stand-alone novel in the Ottoman Empire, and telling the story of Anastasius, a young woman who disguises herself as a eunuch in order to prove her brother innocent. BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution ng in Constantinople in , Anna Zarides vows to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill a nobleman. Disguising herself as a.


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A third gender, male and female, yet neither.” This is the disguise adopted by Anna Zarides on her arrival in Byzantium.

The Divination by Astrological and Meteorological Phenomena (Chinese: 天文氣象雜占; pinyin: Tian Wen Qi Xiang Za Zhan), also known as Book of Silk is an ancient astronomy silk manuscript compiled by Chinese astronomers of the Western Han Dynasty ( BC – 9 AD) and found in the Mawangdui of Changsha, Hunan, China in It lists 29 comets (referred to as 彗星, literally broom stars.

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About the Author. Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the William Monk novels, including Dark Assassin and The Shifting Tide, and the Charlotte and.The sheen on the silk by Anne Perry; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Eunuchs, Disguise, Thirteenth century, Brothers and sisters, Young women, Fiction; Places: Istanbul (Turkey).