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gentleman of the road

Horace William Bleackley

gentleman of the road

by Horace William Bleackley

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Published by John Lane, John Lane company in London, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Horace Bleackley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B6149 G
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 320 p.
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6528650M
LC Control Number11005480
OCLC/WorldCa6637015

  To read Gentlemen of the Road is to savor your time in an armchair where you can be transported to a world full of clanging swordplay, clashing armies, wily horse thieves, vagabond Jewish merchants, exotic prostitutes, heroic elephants, and the sublime devotion to a good hat. If Chabon keeps this up, we’ll never have to cross our threshold.   Gentlemen of the Road (Book): Chabon, Michael: A rollicking saga set a thousand years ago along the ancient Silk Road, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. Gentlemen of the Road is set in the Kingdom of Arran, in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, A.D. It tells the .

In late , Chabon completed Gentlemen of the Road, a part serialized novel that ran in The New York Times Magazine, which will be published in book form later in Chabon and his wife, the author Ayelet Waldman, live in Berkley, California. They have four children. Gentlemen of the Road Michael Chabon, Author, Andre Braugher, Read by, read by Andre Braugher. Random House Audio $ (0p) ISBN Buy this book. The odd bond between the.

Get this from a library! Gentlemen of the road. [Michael Chabon; Gary Gianni] -- Two wandering adventurers are variously plying their trades as swords for hire, horse thieves and con artists - until fortune entangles them in the myriad schemes and battles that follow a bloody. Read free book excerpt from Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon, page 3 of 4.


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