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The Folded World
  

The Folded World (Audio CD / Audio)

By Valente, Catherynne M.
Performed by Lister, Ralph

Anglitora, Prester John's illegitimate, half-bird daughter arrives in the capital and confronts the king with his sexual past and the future of his home to the West. Her life has been spent on the margins of the Kingdom where the magical realm brushes against the Known World. She... brings with her news of European ships and wars. The crusades have begun again. Prester John, sees Jerusalem burning and gathers his people to march to the protection of Christ and the Holy Land. Patriarch unable to rally support of the kings and peasants of Europe fails to give him the strength he needs against the forces of Islam, and he sends his appeals to the great Christian king in the East, Prester JohnThe closer Prester John come, the more information reaches the Patriarch as to its nature, and the less comfortable he feels with it. Prester John arrives at Jerusalem with his army, but cannot cross the river--for demons cannot set foot on holy ground. The Patriarch who had sought his help curses him and turns from the Muslims inhabiting the Holy City to attack the man he once loved. Hundreds of beasts and men of John's army are slaughtered, who never knew death before. Jerusalem is sacrificed by the Patriarch rather than allow it to be saved by an army of demons.
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ISBN 9781441870315
Released NZ 1 Nov 2011
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Format Audio CD/Audio
Alternate Format(s) View All (6 other possible title(s) available)
Series Dirge for Prester John (part: 02)
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ISBN-13 9781441870315
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Brilliance Audio
Imprint Brilliance Audio
Released 1 Nov 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Valente, Catherynne M.
Performed by Lister, Ralph
Series Dirge for Prester John (part: 02)
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Fantasy Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 190mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 68g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade

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