The Resource A column of fire, Ken Follett ; read by John Lee

A column of fire, Ken Follett ; read by John Lee

Label
A column of fire
Title
A column of fire
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett ; read by John Lee
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Christmas 1558, and young Ned Willard returns home to Kingsbridge to find his world has changed. The ancient stones of Kingsbridge Cathedral look down on a city torn by religious hatred. Europe is in turmoil as high principles clash bloodily with friendship, loyalty and love, and Ned soon finds himself on the opposite side from the girl he longs to marry, Margery Fitzgerald. Then Elizabeth Tudor becomes queen and all of Europe turns against England. The shrewd, determined young monarch immediately sets up the country's first secret service to give her early warning of assassination plots, rebellions and invasion plans. Elizabeth knows that alluring, headstrong Mary Queen of Scots lies in wait in Paris. Part of a brutally ambitious French family, Mary has been proclaimed the rightful ruler of England, with her own supporters scheming to get rid of the new queen. Over a turbulent half-century, the love between Ned and Margery seems doomed, as extremism sparks violence from Edinburgh to Geneva. With Elizabeth clinging precariously to her throne and her principles, protected by a small, dedicated group of resourceful spies and courageous secret agents, it becomes clear that the real enemies, then as now, are not the rival religions. The true battle pitches those who believe in tolerance and compromise against the tyrants who would impose their ideas on everyone else, no matter the cost
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VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
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not applicable
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by John Lee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lee, John Rafter
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth
  • Cathedrals
  • Queens
  • Catholics
  • Kingsbridge (Devon, England)
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A column of fire, Ken Follett ; read by John Lee
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Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060697410
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
24 audio discs (CD) (30 hr., 21 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509875894
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1004509063
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A column of fire, Ken Follett ; read by John Lee
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060697410
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
24 audio discs (CD) (30 hr., 21 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509875894
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1004509063
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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