Tom Swan and the Head of St George

Orion

Narrated by Peter Noble

18 hr 6 min

1450s France. A young Englishman, Tom Swan, is kneeling in the dirt, waiting to be killed by the French who have taken him captive.

He's not a professional soldier. He's really a merchant and a scholar looking for remnants of Ancient Greece and Rome - temples, graves, pottery, fabulous animals, unicorn horns. But he also has a real talent for ending up in the midst of violence when he didn't mean to. Having used his wits to escape execution, he begins a series of adventures that take him to street duels in Italy, meetings with remarkable men - from Leonardo Da Vinci to Vlad Dracula - and from the intrigues of the War of the Roses to the fall of Constantinople.
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Publisher
Orion
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Published on
Apr 22, 2021
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Duration
18h 6m 48s
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ISBN
9781409199984
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Historical / Renaissance
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Eligible for Family Library

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