The Ringed Castle

The Ringed Castle

Book - 1997
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For the first time Dunnett's Lymond Chronicles are available in the United States in quality paperback editions.

Fifth in the legendary Lymond Chronicles , The Ringed Castle leaps from Mary Tudor's England to the barbaric Russia of Ivan the Terrible. Francis Crawford of Lymond moves to Muscovy, where he becomes advisor and general to the half-mad tsar. Yet even as Lymond tries to civilize a court that is still frozen in the attitudes of the Middle Ages, forces in England conspire to enlist this infinitely useful man in their own schemes.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1997.
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9780679777472
0679777474
Branch Call Number: DUN
Characteristics: 521 p. : maps

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DorisWaggoner
May 20, 2017

In this 5th of 6 books in the Lymond series, which should be read in order, Lymond is in Stamboul, not Scotland, when he goes to Muscovy, to create an army for the half-mad Tsar, Ivan the Terrible. His friends manage to get him to England, in spite of his desire to return to Russia. Of the series of 6, this is my least favorite. Still, it's a tremendously exciting book, and the ultimate end of the series can be guessed at. Dunnett's a wonderful writer.

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klausdog
Aug 29, 2014

This is a great read.would like to read the other books in the series.

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