y Rosa and the Veil of Gold single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of Europa Suite Kim Wilkins 2003 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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When an ancient golden bear is found walled up in a dilapidated St Petersburg bathhouse, researcher Daniel St Clare and his frosty colleague Em Hayward set out for Arkhanelsk to verify its age. But in the deep of night they are mysteriously set adrift. Lost and exhausted, they turn north, sinking ever deeper into the secrets and terrors of the Russian landscape. Daniel's lost love, the wild and beautiful Rosa Kovalenka, knows the only way to save him is to outwit the haunted Chenchikov family. But their home, deep in unknowable, impenetrable forests, is a shadowy tangle of grief, desire and treachery. Only Papa Grigory, full of tales and riddles of times past, seems to have the knowledge they need...But will he destroy them all in order for his world to survive? - from Libraries Australia catalogue entry (Pymble, 2005 imprint).

Australian Popular Medievalism

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Reference: Direct
Importance: Low
Note: This novel features a short section set in Constantinople in 11th century.

Notes

  • Epigraph: Across the secret world of spirits,
    Across this nameless chasm,
    A veil of gold has been draped
    By the will of the great gods.
    FYODOR TYUTCHEV
  • Dedication: Luka Net mesta takovo zhe strashnovo i takovo zhe chedesnovo, kak voobrazhenie rebyonka.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2005 .
      Extent: 472p.
      Reprinted: 2006
      ISBN: 0732274087
    • London,
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      Gollancz , 2007 .
      Extent: 472p.
      Note/s:
      • On back cover: Gollanz Romancz
      ISBN: 0575075767, 9780575075764
Alternative title: The Veil of Gold
      • Publisher: Tor
      New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Tor , 2008 .
      Extent: 495p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Originally published, in somewhat different form, as Rosa and the Veil of Gold: Australia : HarperCollins, 2005. - from Libraries Australia
      ISBN: 9780765320063, 0765320061 0765320061

Works about this Work

Lifting History's Veil Elise Croft , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 19 no. 1 2007;

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
This Week's Selections Scott Moore , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 August 2006; (p. 12)

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
Fantasy Book Reviews Kate Forsyth , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , no. 37 2006; (p. 109-115)

— Review of Wildwood Dancing Juliet Marillier 2006 single work novel ; Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel ; The Isles of Glory Glenda Larke 2003 series - author novel
Take Three Colin Steele , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 25 September 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of Across the Wall : A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories Garth Nix 2005 selected work short story novella ; The Rat and the Raven Kerry Greenwood 2005 single work novel ; Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
Untitled Chris McDonough , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , September vol. 85 no. 3 2005; (p. 68)

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
S.F. Files Jason Nahrung , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 September 2005; (p. 6)
Take Three Colin Steele , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 25 September 2005; (p. 14)

— Review of Across the Wall : A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories Garth Nix 2005 selected work short story novella ; The Rat and the Raven Kerry Greenwood 2005 single work novel ; Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
Untitled Chris McDonough , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , September vol. 85 no. 3 2005; (p. 68)

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
This Week's Selections Scott Moore , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 26 August 2006; (p. 12)

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
Fantasy Book Reviews Kate Forsyth , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction , no. 37 2006; (p. 109-115)

— Review of Wildwood Dancing Juliet Marillier 2006 single work novel ; Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel ; The Isles of Glory Glenda Larke 2003 series - author novel
Lifting History's Veil Elise Croft , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 19 no. 1 2007;

— Review of Rosa and the Veil of Gold Kim Wilkins 2005 single work novel
S.F. Files Jason Nahrung , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 10 - 11 September 2005; (p. 6)
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