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The field of the cloth of gold, Magnus Mills

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The field of the cloth of gold
Title
The field of the cloth of gold
Statement of responsibility
Magnus Mills
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Great Field lies in the bend of a broad, meandering river. Bounded on three sides by water, on the fourth side it dwindles gradually into wilderness. A handful of tents are scattered far and wide across its immensity. Their flags flutter in the warm breeze, rich with the promise of halcyon days. But more and more people are setting up camp in the lush pastures, and with each new arrival, life becomes a little more complicated. And when a large and disciplined group arrives from across the river, emotions run so high that even a surplus of milk pudding can't soothe ruffled feathers. Change is coming; change that threatens the delicate balance of power in the Great Field. Magnus Mills's new novel takes its name from the site of a 1520 meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I of France, to improve relations between the countries as the Treaty of London deteriorated. It allegorically suggests a number of historical encounters on British soil: the coming of the Vikings, the coming of the Romans. But The Field of the Cloth of Gold sits firmly outside of time, a skillful and surreal fable dealing with ideas of ownership, empire, immigration, charisma, diplomacy, and bureaucracy
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YDXCP
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Mills, Magnus
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Land tenure
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Diplomacy
Label
The field of the cloth of gold, Magnus Mills
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1675107
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781632862860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1675107
  • (OCoLC)918283754
Label
The field of the cloth of gold, Magnus Mills
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1675107
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781632862860
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1675107
  • (OCoLC)918283754

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