Raven King: Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library

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Raven King: Matthias Corvinus and the Fate of His Lost Library
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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 Sunday Marcus 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.
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9780300158281
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Paperback
Publication Date: 
October 1, 2009