Beacon at Alexandria ebook
by Gillian Bradshaw
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The Beacon at Alexandria book. In the Fourth Century . .
In "Beacon," her main character, Charis, who, in disguise, undergoes a series of thrilling adventures in her quest to study at the medical school at Alexandria . I am reading every book I can find by Gillian Bradshaw.
In "Beacon," her main character, Charis, who, in disguise, undergoes a series of thrilling adventures in her quest to study at the medical school at Alexandria, serves as a "fly on the wall," as it were, as she witnesses and reacts to actual events and interacts with some of the actual protagonists in the turbulent fourth century of our er. They are not only very informative, but are nicely paced, each page is a joy to read, and the endings are very satisfying.
someone who has been publishing for over thirty years, Gillian Bradshaw is a bit of an enigma.
For someone who has been publishing for over thirty years, Gillian Bradshaw is a bit of an enigma. Her web presence is minimal.
Gillian Bradshaw's father, an American Associated Press newsman, met her mother, a confidential secretary for the British embassy, in Rio de Janeiro. She was born in Washington DC in 1956, the second of four children. They didn't move around quite as much as one might expect after such a beginning: Washington was followed merely by Santiago, Chile, and two locations in Michigan
The Beacon At Alexandria is one of the best historical novels I've read. It really gave me the feeling that the past was a foriegn country, or (for the SF-lover) an alien landscape, painted vividly. But that wasn't the only appeal.
Select Format: Hardcover. The Beacon At Alexandria is one of the best historical novels I've read.
The Beacon at Alexandria. In the second book of Gillian Bradshaw's critically acclaimed trilogy, Sir Gawain comes to life as Gwalchmai, startlingly human yet fantastically heroic. On the path toward greatness, even a hero makes mistakes. Armed with his magical sword and otherworldly horse, Gwalchmai proves himself the most feared and faithful warrior of Arthur's noble followers. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. by. Bradshaw, Gillian, 1956-. Rome - History - Empire, 284-476 - Fiction. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on August 13, 2013. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata). Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014).
Gillian Marucha Bradshaw (born May 14, 1956) is an American writer of historical fiction, historical fantasy, children's literature, science fiction, and contemporary science-based novels, who currently lives in Britain
Gillian Marucha Bradshaw (born May 14, 1956) is an American writer of historical fiction, historical fantasy, children's literature, science fiction, and contemporary science-based novels, who currently lives in Britain. Her serious historical novels are often set in classical antiquity - Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, the Byzantine Empire, Saka and the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom, Imperial Rome, Sub-Roman Britain and Roman Britain. She has also written two novels set in the English Civil War.
Perfect for in-depth school essays and projects on The Beacon at Alexandria. This Study Guide consists of approximately 5 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Beacon at Alexandria. Print Word PDF. This section contains 106 words (approx. 1 page at 300 words per page). The sequels to The Beacon at Alexandria are The Bearkeeper's Daughter, 1987 (please see separate entry) and Imperial Purple, 1988.