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A Burnable Book

by Bruce Holsinger

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In 1385 London, poet John Gower is asked by Geoffrey Chaucer to find an ancient manuscript that prophesies the end of England's kings, which draws him into a labyrinthine conspiracy that reaches from the king's court to London's slums and stews—and potentially implicates his own son.