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Race of Scorpions

(1989)
(The third book in the House of Niccolo series)
A novel by

 
With the bravura storytelling and pungent authenticity of detail she brought to her acclaimed Lymond Chronicles, Dorothy Dunnett presents The House of Niccolò series. 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 dyer's apprentice who schemes and swashbuckles his way to the helm of a mercantile empire.
In 1462, Nicholas is a wealthy 21-year-old. His beloved wife has died. His stepchildren have locked him out of the family business. He and his private army are the target of multiple conspiracies. And both contenders for the throne of Cyprus, the brilliant Queen Carlotta and her charismatic, sexually ambivalent brother James, are demanding his support. Walking a tightrope of intrigue, Dunnett's hero juggles adversaries and allies, from the delectable courtesan Primaflora to the Mameluke commander Tzani-Bey al Ablak, a man of undiluted evil. Masterfully paced, alive with sensual delights, Race of Scorpions confirms Dorothy Dunnett as the grande dame of the genre.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 1999 : UK Hardback
Title: Race of Scorpions
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-7181-3610-1 / 978-0-7181-3610-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc USA
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May 1990 : USA Hardback
Title: Race Of Scorpions (House of Niccolo Dorothy Dunnett)
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-394-57107-X / 978-0-394-57107-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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October 1989 : UK Hardback
Title: Race of Scorpions (The House of Niccolo)
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-7181-3209-2 / 978-0-7181-3209-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1999 : USA Paperback
Title: Race of Scorpions: Book Three of the House of Niccolo
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-375-70479-5 / 978-0-375-70479-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 1990 : UK Paperback
Title: Race Of Scorpions: The House of Noccolo, Vol. 3 (House of Niccolo)
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-14-011265-0 / 978-0-14-011265-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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August 1990 : UK Mass Market Paperback
Title: Race of Scorpions: Book Three of the "House of Niccolo" Series
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 0-14-012821-2 / 978-0-14-012821-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Audio Editions

December 2013 : USA Audio edition
Title: Race of Scorpions
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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December 2013 : UK Audio edition
Title: Race of Scorpions
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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2003 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Race of Scorpions
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
ISBN: 1-84197-772-1 / 978-1-84197-772-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Clipper Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2010 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Race of Scorpions: Book Three of the House of Niccolo (House of Niccolo Series)
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
Publisher: Vintage
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January 2000 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Race Of Scorpions: The House of Noccolo, Vol. 3 (The House of Niccolo)
Author(s): Dorothy Dunnett
Publisher: Penguin
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