The Resource Agent of Byzantium, Harry Turtledove, (electronic resource)

Agent of Byzantium, Harry Turtledove, (electronic resource)

Label
Agent of Byzantium
Title
Agent of Byzantium
Statement of responsibility
Harry Turtledove
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Language
eng
Summary
"A dashing master spy takes on the enemies of the Byzantine Empire and discovers impossible inventions like gunpowder and telescopes in a magnificent romp from the maestro of alternate-history science fiction In another, very different timeline--one in which Mohammed embraced Christianity and Islam never came to be--the Byzantine Empire still flourishes in the fourteenth century, and wondrous technologies are emerging earlier than they did in our own. Having lost his family to the ravages of smallpox, Basil Argyros has decided to dedicate his life to Byzantium. A stalwart soldier and able secret agent, Basil serves his emperor courageously, going undercover to unearth Persia's dastardly plots and disrupting the dark machinations of his beautiful archenemy, the Persian spy Mirrane, while defusing dire threats emerging from the Western realm of the Franco-Saxons. But the world Basil so staunchly defends is changing rapidly, and he must remain ever vigilant, for in this great game of empires, the player who controls the most advanced tools and weaponry--tools like gunpowder, printing, vaccines, and telescopes--must certainly emerge victorious. A collection of interlocking stories that showcase the courage, ingenuity, and breathtaking derring-do of superspy Basil Argyros "Agent of Byzantium" presents the great Harry Turtledove at his alternate-world-building best. At once intricate, exciting, witty, and wildly inventive, this is a many-faceted gem from a master of the genre."
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CtWfDGI
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.U76
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Agent of Byzantium, Harry Turtledove, (electronic resource)
Label
Agent of Byzantium, Harry Turtledove, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAxMDE5LTIyNDA1ODE0
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm00000029
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Extent
1 online resource (308 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504009447
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781504009447
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital Editions

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