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A secret history

by Mary Gentle

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Published by Avon Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Burgundy (France)
    • Subjects:
    • Ash (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Mercenary troops -- Fiction.,
    • Women in combat -- Fiction.,
    • Visigoths -- Fiction.,
    • Magic -- Fiction.,
    • Burgundy (France) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary Gentle.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe book of Ash ;, #1.
      ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1774 vol. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination424 p. :
      Number of Pages424
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3545157M
      ISBN 100380788691
      LC Control Number2001545922
      OCLC/WorldCa42592316

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