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In the company of fools / Tania Bayard.

Bayard, Tania, (author.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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French medieval mystery.
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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette M FIC BAY (Text) 31951004488398 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780727889416
  • ISBN: 0727889419
  • Physical Description: 218 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First world edition.
  • Publisher: London : Severn House Publishers, 2020.

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A baby abandoned in the palace gardens leads scribe sleuth Christine de Pizan into a mystery involving murder, superstition and scandal in fourteenth-century France.Paris, 1396. Scribe Christine de Pizan is shocked when the Duke of Orl©♭ans' fools find a baby, wrapped in rags and covered in sores, abandoned in the palace gardens. Was there really a wicked plan to substitute the child for the queen's own baby daughter and blame the Duchess of Orléans, Valentina Visconti? Who would commit such an evil act, and why?Accused of being a sorceress, Valentina is the victim of much slander and has powerful enemies at the palace, where rumours of witchcraft and superstition run riot. Convinced of the duchess's innocence, Christine is determined to uncover the truth, and soon makes a number of disturbing discoveries. Could the palace fools be the key to unlocking the mystery?
Subject: Christine, de Pisan, approximately 1364-approximately 1431 > Fiction.
Paris (France) > History > To 1515 > Fiction.
France > History > Charles VI, 1380-1422 > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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