To Lie with Lions
Dorothy Dunnett

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Narrated By: John Banks

Duration: 1 day, 4 hours and 29 minutes

What to expect

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of To Lie with Lions by Dorothy Dunnett, read by John Banks.

Merchant-banker Nicholas de Fleury, having wrested his infant son from the boy's formidable mother, pauses en route to the land of golden light to set in train a deception that will ensnare nations in the triumphant ruin of his enemies. This is volume six in the "House of Niccolo".


Historical fiction, Historical adventure fiction, Historical romance

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Marvellous, breathtaking

The Times

One of the greatest tale-spinners since Dumas

Cleveland Plain Dealer

A storyteller who could teach Scheherazade a thing or two about pace, suspense and imaginative invention

The New York Times

Vivid, engaging, densely plotted - are almost certainly destined to be counted among the classics of popular fiction

New York Times

Praise for Dorothy Dunnett


Lashings of excitement, colour and subtlety

The Times

A masterpiece of historical fiction