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The Book of Kells

(1985)
A novel by

 
 
An unusual and original work of fantasy from the acclaimed author of Tea with the Black Dragon. A contemporary man, John Thornburn (a meek, non-violent and unpredictable artist) and woman, Derval (his tough, confrontational, strong and warrior-like lover) time travel to ancient Ireland to avenge a Viking attack. Packed with fascinating details of historical time and place in Irish history and delicately balanced on the border between realism and fantasy, the story centers around one of the most famous and beautiful illuminated manuscripts in history, the legendary but entirely real Book of Kells. Celtic history blends with magical fantasy for a strange and immersive tale of adventure.


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September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
ISBN: 1-4976-4222-1 / 978-1-4976-4222-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
ISBN: 0-7592-9759-2 / 978-0-7592-9759-3 (USA edition)
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July 1986 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
ISBN: 0-553-17188-7 / 978-0-553-17188-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
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July 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
ISBN: 0-553-25260-7 / 978-0-553-25260-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Spectra
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
ISBN: 1-5226-0767-6 / 978-1-5226-0767-0
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Book of Kells
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October 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
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October 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Book of Kells
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Kindle Editions

April 2014 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Book of Kells
Author(s): R A MacAvoy
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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