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Shadow King, the (2002) [Novel]
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Illuminates the world of the intriguing Balthasar Stuart, the secret biracial child born of the illicit love between a queen of Bohemia and an exiled African prince. A gifted young doctor in the late seventeenth century, Balthasar struggles with very contemporary issues of identity, brought into play by his difficult heritage. Driven out of Holland by the plague, he makes his way first to the raffish, cynical world of Restoration London, where he encounters Aphra Behn, the English spy and sometimes playwright. He leaves to seek prosperity in colonial Barbados, a society marked by slavery and savage racism.

Original title: The Shadow King
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropean

Edition #1: The Shadow King

The Shadow King (2002)
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Language: English

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The Shadow King (2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN: 0618485368
Pages: 320

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