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The Black Rose

(1945)
A novel by

 
Walter of Gurnie, bastard son of an English peer, is forced to flee from Oxford for his part in the university riots of 1273. Inspired by Friar Bacon, he determines to travel to China.

With his friend Tristam, he fights his way to the heart of the fabulous Mongol Empire, and returns famous, to find that he must choose between the first love he thought lost and the exotic flower that he found in the East.

"Solid in its facts, colorful and romantic...a rich and remarkable historical tapestry." (Christian Science Monitor)

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Hardback Editions

October 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 1-56849-701-6 / 978-1-56849-701-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Buccaneer Books
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June 1990 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-8488-0466-X / 978-0-8488-0466-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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June 1945 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-385-04039-3 / 978-0-385-04039-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Audio Editions

August 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 1993 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Black Rose
Author(s): Thomas B Costain
ISBN: 0-7366-2418-X / 978-0-7366-2418-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape, Inc.
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