THE BLACK TULIP

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The Black Tulip

Author : Alexandre Dumas
ISBN : 9783734058936
Genre : Fiction
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The Black Tulip

Author : Milton Bearden
ISBN : 1588362167
Genre : Fiction
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Set in the treacherous mountains of Afghanistan and the equally hazardous headquarters of the CIA Operations Directorate in Washington, The Black Tulip is a fast-paced thriller, based on real events, by the legendary spy who masterminded the plot to arm Afghan freedom fighters in their holy war against the Soviets. A longtime veteran of the CIA, Bearden knows the tricks of the trade, the price of honor, the bonds of blood, and the enduring lure of retribution.
Category: Fiction

The Black Tulip Historical Adventure Novel

Author : Alexandre Dumas
ISBN : 9788026851233
Genre : Fiction
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This carefully crafted ebook: "THE BLACK TULIP (Historical Adventure Novel)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The story begins with the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis by a wild mob of their own countrymen, considered by many as one of the most painful episodes in Dutch history, described by Dumas with a dramatic intensity. The city of Haarlem, Netherlands, has set a prize of ƒ100, 000 to the person who can grow a black tulip, sparking competition between the country's best gardeners to win the money, honor and fame. Only the city's oldest citizens remember the Tulip Mania thirty years prior, and the citizens throw themselves into the competition. The young and bourgeois Cornelius van Baerle has almost succeeded but is suddenly thrown into the Loevestein prison… Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870) was a French writer whose works have been translated into nearly 100 languages and he is one of the most widely read French authors. His most famous works are The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
Category: Fiction

The Black Tulip

Author : Alexandre Dumas
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Genre : Foreign Language Study
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The Black Tulip, written by legendary author Alexandre Dumas is widely considered to be one of the greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Black Tulip is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Alexandre Dumas is highly recommended. Published by Classic Books International and beautifully produced, The Black Tulip would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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The Masque Of The Black Tulip

Author : Lauren Willig
ISBN : 9780749010010
Genre : Fiction
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‘But if modern manhood had let me down, at least the past boasted brighter specimens. To wit, the Scarlet Pimpernel, the Purple Gentian and the Pink Carnation, that dashing trio of spies who kept Napoleon in a froth of rage and the feminine population of England in another sort of froth entirely.’ Modern-day student Eloise Kelly has achieved a great academic coup by unmasking the elusive spy, the Pink Carnation, who saved England from Napoleon. But now she has a million questions about the Carnation’s deadly nemesis, the Black Tulip. And she’s pretty sure that handsome Colin Selwick has the answers somewhere in his family’s archives...
Category: Fiction

Leyla

Author : Alev Lytle Croutier
ISBN : 1584858311
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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While trying to help her financially destitute family, twelve-year-old Leyla ends up on a slave ship bound for Istanbul, then in the beautiful Topkapi Palace, where she discovers that life in the sheltered world of the palace harem follows its own rigid rules and rhythms and offers her unexpected opportunities during Turkey's brief Tulip Period of the 1720s. Simultaneous. 100,000 first printing.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Impossible Purities

Author : Jennifer DeVere Brody
ISBN : 0822321203
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Uses work from African-American studies to rethink the status of race in Victorian England.
Category: Literary Criticism