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Silk Road / Colin Falconer.

By: Falconer, Colin, 1953-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Corvus, 2011Description: 462 pages : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780857891082 (hbk.); 9780857891099 (pbk.).Subject(s): Kublai Khan, 1216-1294 -- Fiction | Templars -- Fiction | Knights Templar (Masonic order) -- Fiction | Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction | Kublai Khan, 1216-1294 Fiction | Templars FictionGenre/Form: Action and adventure fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: Rental Fiction
Contents:
A Christian Knight sets out on an epic quest from Palestine to Xanadu, to form a crucial allegiance against the Saracens at the court of Kublai Khan.
Summary: 1259 AD: Josseran Sarrazini is a man divided in his soul. A Christian Knight Templar haunted by a shameful past, he hopes to find redemption in a dangerous crusade: a journey from Palestine to Xanadu, to form a crucial allegiance against the Saracens at the legendary court to Kubilai Khan - the seat of the Mongol Empire.Instead he finds the solace he seeks in a warrior-princess from a heathen tribe. Beautiful and ferocious, Khutelun is a Tartar, a nomadic rider of the Mongolian steppe. Although their own union is utterly impossible, she will find in Josseran what she cannot find in one of her own.
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A Knight Templar's quest to reach the legendary court of Kubilai Khan in search of an alliance against the Saracens. Silk Road is an epic historical blockbuster, with blazing adventure, and a passionate love story . the ultimate medieval road trip!

"A Knight Templar, a journey to the edge of the world, an alliance that could change history"--Cover.

A Christian Knight sets out on an epic quest from Palestine to Xanadu, to form a crucial allegiance against the Saracens at the court of Kublai Khan.

1259 AD: Josseran Sarrazini is a man divided in his soul. A Christian Knight Templar haunted by a shameful past, he hopes to find redemption in a dangerous crusade: a journey from Palestine to Xanadu, to form a crucial allegiance against the Saracens at the legendary court to Kubilai Khan - the seat of the Mongol Empire.Instead he finds the solace he seeks in a warrior-princess from a heathen tribe. Beautiful and ferocious, Khutelun is a Tartar, a nomadic rider of the Mongolian steppe. Although their own union is utterly impossible, she will find in Josseran what she cannot find in one of her own.

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