Narrated By: John Banks
Duration: 1 day, 2 hours and 54 minutes
What to expect
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Race of Scorpions by Dorothy Dunnett, read by John Banks.
This is the third book in the "House of Niccolo" series. Set in 15th-century Cyprus, this novel continues the saga of Nicholas van der Poel, international mercenary who started out as a dyer's apprentice, as he plays for the highest stakes with the greatest super-powers in Europe.
Historical fiction, Historical adventure fiction, Historical romance
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A masterpiece of historical fiction
Lashings of excitement, colour and subtlety
One of the greatest tale-spinners since Dumas
Praise for Dorothy Dunnett
Vivid, engaging, densely plotted - are almost certainly destined to be counted among the classics of popular fiction
A storyteller who could teach Scheherazade a thing or two about pace, suspense and imaginative invention