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Is part of The Troy Game Sara Douglass 2002- series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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'It has been 2000 years since Cornelia, wife of Brutus, brought the Troy Game to a wrenching halt by murdering Genvissa, the Mistress of the Labyrinth. In those 2000 years the city of Troia Nova, now known as London, was razed and rebuilt a dozen times as the Minotaur Asterion unsuccessfully tried to discover where Brutus hid the six golden kingship bands of Troy.

'But now everyone is back, reborn into 11th-century Europe so they can play out their parts in the Game. Asterion lurks within the court of Edward the Confessor, plotting with malevolence. Cornelia lives, older and wiser, but trapped in another loveless and desperate marriage. Genvissa returns, driven by spite and ambition. And in his stronghold on the coast of Normandy waits Brutus, reborn as one of the mightiest warrior-kings of all time . . .'.

Source: publisher's website (http://www.voyageronline.com.au/default.cfm).

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Notes

  • Dedication: For all those who over the years have enjoyed WolfStar's lamppost subterfuge - my apologies. I tried, I really, really tried, but when all is said and done, there is no place in Anglo-Saxon England for subversive lampposts.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2003 .
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      Extent: ix, 643p.p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 0732271614

Works about this Work

Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of God's Concubine Sara Douglass 2003 single work novel ; Sibyl's Cave Catherine Padmore 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Graham Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 January 2004; (p. 17)

— Review of Grim Tuesday Garth Nix 2004 single work children's fiction ; Scorched : Penguin Australian Summer Stories 2004 anthology short story extract essay autobiography ; God's Concubine Sara Douglass 2003 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of God's Concubine Sara Douglass 2003 single work novel ; Sibyl's Cave Catherine Padmore 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Graham Williams , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 January 2004; (p. 17)

— Review of Grim Tuesday Garth Nix 2004 single work children's fiction ; Scorched : Penguin Australian Summer Stories 2004 anthology short story extract essay autobiography ; God's Concubine Sara Douglass 2003 single work novel
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