The Raven King : Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library, Paperback / softback Book

The Raven King : Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library Paperback / softback

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This book is the first in English to tell the gripping story of Matthias Corvinus of Hungary - known as the Raven King - and of his fabled two thousand-volume library. 'A fascinating book ... Tanner has a shrewd sense of character and a vivid eye for detail.' The Sunday Telegraph'Tanner has written the juvenile 'Raven King' back into history.' The Times'A fascinating yet little-known true-life tale that has all the hallmarks of gripping fiction.' The Independent on SundayMarcus Tanner is a journalist and writer, editor of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and a leader-writer for The Independent.

He has also written widely on the history of Croatia, Ireland, and the Celts.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 288 pages, 16 b-w illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9780300158281

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