Die schwarze Kathedrale
Edition language: Deutsch
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Books About Books
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, victoriana, books-about-books-and-book-shops, britain-england, historical-fiction, mystery-thriller, tbr-busting-2012, spring-2012, gothic, paper-read, published-1999, medieval5c-16c, impac-longlist, handbag-read Read from April 26 to May 10, 2012 ** spoiler alert ...
Imported from tablet:Excellent read with the inevitable caveat: his debut novel is by far the best and I can say that now that I have all four under the belt. This story is a cross between the underpinning parable of the Freemasons (the allegorical art of which is Rosslyn Church), Cadfael Intrigue, ...
One disadvantage to having written a book as superlative as The Quincunx is that it is so easy for your subsequent work to come off as less so in comparison. Although I'm inclined to find it an objectively less-satisfying book, it is unlikely, for instance, that one of my complaints would be that t...
The Unburied begins with a search for a lost manuscript that could make or break the academic career of the eccentric main character Edward Courtine. While a grand mystery unfurls, with many twists and turns including a grisly murder, Courtine's tenuous grasp on reality begins to show signs of wear...
A little bit confusing, but did end up feeling rather sorry for the main character.
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