Publish date: 2016-09-22
Publisher: Random House
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
Nie jest już tajemnicą, że pana Harrisa czytam wszystko (mimo że w chwili pisania tej recenzji mam już pewne zaległości...). Przeczytałem więc i to, zwłaszcza, że tematyka konklawe sama w sobie jest ciekawa i intrygująca. Podobało mi się – napisane to jest bez zadęcia "anty" ani "pro". I choć osta...
Did I read the same book as everyone else? The pope dies and the cardinals have to choose a new one; there's some political intrigue involved, naturally. I've taken this book off my "thriller" shelf because I don't really find that it fits that category. Parts of it were somewhat interesting but o...
I love these kinds of novels. I’m always up for a plot filled with intrigue, who’s going to backstab who, who’s got the dirty secrets and who’s the horrible but cunning bastage that will expose these secrets and so on…. I had to whip out my dictionary for these latin/Catholic terms that are preval...
Excellent page-turner. Robert Harris certainly knows how to tell a good yarn.
The pope is dead... and 117 cardinals are about to seclude themselves in the conclave to elect a new pope. No, make that 118. There are 4 favourites, but as the saying goes: Who goes into the conclave as pope, comes out a cardinal. Although it's mostly talk and introspection, Harris manages to kee...
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