The Resource The castle of kings: : a novel, (electronic resource)

The castle of kings: : a novel, (electronic resource)

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The castle of kings: : a novel
Title
The castle of kings:
Title remainder
a novel
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolt against the harsh treatment by their aristocratic overlords. Agnes, the daughter of one of these overlords, is not a typical sixteenth-century girl. She refuses to wear dresses and spends more time with her pet falcon than she does in trying to attract potential suitors. In fact, there is only one man who interests her: Mathis, a childhood friend, whom she can never marry because of his lowly birth. But the situation changes dramatically when a rogue knight attacks Agnes, Mathis shoots the knight to save her life, and the two are forced to go on the run together, into the midst of the raging peasants' war. Over the next two years, as Agnes and Mathis travel the countryside, are each captured by and escape from various factions of the war, participate in massive battles, and make new friends both noble and peasant, they also, of course, fall in love. Meanwhile, Agnes' falcon finds a mysterious ring, and Agnes begins having strange dreams that lead the two lovers to revelations about their place in the world and in the emerging German states. With The Castle of Kings, Oliver Pötzsch has written a historical epic that calls to mind Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth and Bernard Cornwell's Agincourt
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pèotzsch, Oliver
Dewey number
833/.92
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Kate Reading
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bell, Anthea
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Couples
  • Peasants' War, 1524-1525
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The castle of kings: : a novel, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11680003
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 18 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781504723107
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11680003
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11680003
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The castle of kings: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11680003
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 18 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504723107
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11680003
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11680003
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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