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The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl

The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl
SKU: 2210002
Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno.
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Product Details
Format: Trade Paperback

Condition: vg- condition, minor shelf wear, light bumps

Size: 5.25"x8.0"

Pages: 384pp, 2003 edition


Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno. Only an elite group of America's first Dante scholars - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J.T. Fields - can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer.
 
"Ably meshes the... literary analysis with a suspenseful plot and in the process humanizes the historical figures.. a divine mystery." - People

"The Dante Club is a carefully plotted imaginatively shaped, and stylistically credible whodunit of unusual class and intellect... The writing is passionate, the narrative driven." - The Boston Globe
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Description: His is a pen of fire with heart’s blood as his only ink. -The Dante Club I rarely give a 5 whenever I evaluate a book, but this thriller deserves all the kudos it can get. The novel is very well-thought out; it certainly reflects how well Matthew Pearl knows his Dante. The plot is quite impeccable; the suspect was really unexpected! When I found out about it, I was very shocked as to why it was that person responsible for all the murders. Though the killer’s reasons are valid and interesting (in... More details

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