The Plague Lord

The Plague Lord

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Thirteenth-century China, and the legendary Kublai Khan rules over Cathay and the Middle Kingdom. Of his many ministers and advisors, his favourite is a foreigner - the Venetian Marco Polo, whose understanding of the language and etiquette of the court is exemplary, and whose advice is widely sought. So when a flood of portents, strange visions and ghastly murders occur throughout the kingdom and even across the oceans, Marco's wisdom is called upon. The leaders of a demonic sect have disappeared from the desert to which they were banished, and Kublai Khan believes that they will attempt to release the Plague Lord himself, and open the gates of Hell...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 521.63g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747262683
  • 9780747262688

About P. C. Doherty

Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough. He studied History at Liverpool and Oxford Universities and obtained a doctorate for his thesis on Edward II and Queen Isabella. He is now headmaster of a school in north-east London and lives with his family in Essex.show more

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63 ratings
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3 51% (32)
2 16% (10)
1 3% (2)
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