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Dancing Bear, The

Author(s): Dickinson, Peter Pages: 239
Publisher: Gollancz Date of Publication: 1972
Reading Level: YA Genre:
Setting: Constantinople Period: ca 558 AD (Code: 9d)
Rome Setting: n Christian/Jewish/Pagan:
Mystery: n First Person:
Detective/Narrator:
Subject: ÒA Greek slave, his dancing bear, and an old holy man journey from Byzantium to rescue the slaveÕs young mistress from the Huns.Ó (NUC)
Unique Qualities: Also: Boston : Little, Brown, 1972.
Rating: ÒThe theme that social status does not make a humane person as well as the appealing characters make this an enticing story.Ó (Adamson, S. 102)

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