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- 519 pages
- Scales of Gold (The House of Niccolo, #4)
- Dorothy Dunnett
- 14 April 2014 Dorothy Dunnett
❮PDF / Epub❯ ☄ Scales of Gold (The House of Niccolo, #4) Author Dorothy Dunnett – Thomashillier.co.uk With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles Dorothy Dunnett grande dame of the historical novel presents The House of Niccolò serie With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles Dorothy Dunnett grande dame of the historical novel presents The House of Niccolò series The time is the th century when intrepid merchants became the new knighthood of Europe Among them none is bolder or cunning than Nicholas vander Poele of Bruges the good natured dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire The year finds Nicholas back in Venice Plagued by enemies bent on dissolving his assets and smearing Scales of PDF/EPUB or his character he sets sail for Africa legendary location of the Fountain of Youth home to a descendant of Sheba and Solomon and the source of gold in such abundance that men prefer to barter in shells He will learn firsthand the brutality and grandeur of the Dark Continent from the horror of the slave trade to the austere nobility of Islamic Timbuktu He will discover too the charms of the beautiful Gelis van Borselen a woman whose passion for Nicholas is rivaled only by her desire to punish him for his role in her sister s death Erotic and lush with detail Scales of Gold embraces the complexity of the Renaissance where mercantile adventure couples with personal uests behind the silken curtains of the Age of Discovery.