The Resource Tombland, C.J. Sansom

Tombland, C.J. Sansom

Label
Tombland
Title
Tombland
Statement of responsibility
C.J. Sansom
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spring, 1549. Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos... The nominal king, Edward VI, is eleven years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Lord Hertford, rules as Protector. The extirpation of the old religion by radical Protestants is stirring discontent among the populace while the Protector's prolonged war with Scotland is proving a disastrous failure and threatens to involve France. Worst of all, the economy is in collapse, inflation rages and rebellion is stirring among the peasantry. Since the old King's death, Matthew Shardlake has been working as a lawyer in the service of Henry's younger daughter, the Lady Elizabeth. The gruesome murder of the wife of a distant Norfolk relation of Elizabeth's mother, John Boleyn - which could have political implications for Elizabeth - brings Shardlake and his assistant Nicholas Overton to the summer assizes at Norwich. There they are reunited with Shardlake's former assistant Jack Barak. The three find layers of mystery and danger surrounding the death of Edith Boleyn, as a second murder is committed. And then East Anglia explodes, as peasant rebellion breaks out across the country. The yeoman Robert Kett leads a force of thousands in overthrowing the landlords and establishing a vast camp outside Norwich. Soon the rebels have taken over the city, England's second largest.Barak throws in his lot with the rebels; Nicholas, opposed to them, becomes a prisoner in Norwich Castle; while Shardlake has to decide where his ultimate loyalties lie, as government forces in London prepare to march north and destroy the rebels. Meanwhile he discovers that the murder of Edith Boleyn may have connections reaching into both the heart of the rebel camp and of the Norfolk gentry
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Sansom, C. J
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.A57
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Shardlake, Matthew (Fictitious character)
  • Great Britain
Label
Tombland, C.J. Sansom
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=4229265
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1061275991
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760783488
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6146683B-9BE5-4136-BEB8-245FDC434A1F
System control number
(OCoLC)1061275991
Label
Tombland, C.J. Sansom
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=4229265
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1061275991
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781760783488
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6146683B-9BE5-4136-BEB8-245FDC434A1F
System control number
(OCoLC)1061275991

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