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The game of kings / Dorothy Dunnett.

By: Dunnett, Dorothy [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Dunnett, Dorothy. Lymond chronicles: Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2019Copyright date: ©1989Edition: Second Vintage Books edition.Description: 568 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780525565246; 0525565248 :.Subject(s): Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Fiction | Crawford, Francis (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Fiction | Soldiers of fortune -- Fiction | Nobility -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Summary: In 1547 Scotland is clinging to independence after a humiliating English invasion. Paradoxically, the country's freedom may depend on a man who stands accused of treason. He is Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegoat nobleman of crooked felicities and murderous talents, with a scholar's erudition and a wicked tongue. Clawing his way back into a country that has outlawed him, and to a family that has turned its back on him, Lymond will prove that he has both the will and the cunning to clear his name and defend his people-- no matter the cost.
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Originally published in hardcover in the United States by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, in 1961.

In 1547 Scotland is clinging to independence after a humiliating English invasion. Paradoxically, the country's freedom may depend on a man who stands accused of treason. He is Francis Crawford of Lymond, a scapegoat nobleman of crooked felicities and murderous talents, with a scholar's erudition and a wicked tongue. Clawing his way back into a country that has outlawed him, and to a family that has turned its back on him, Lymond will prove that he has both the will and the cunning to clear his name and defend his people-- no matter the cost.

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