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Q By Luther Blissett

Q
by Luther Blissett

Set in Reformation Europe, Q begins with Luther's nailing of his 95 theses on the door of the cathedral church in Wittenberg.
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Q Summary


Q by Luther Blissett

Set in Reformation Europe, Q begins with Luther's nailing of his 95 theses on the door of the cathedral church in Wittenberg. Q traces the adventures and conflicts of two central characters: an Anabaptist, a member of the most radical of the Protestant sects and the anarchists of the Reformation, and a Catholic spy and informer, on their thrilling journey across Germany, Italy and the Netherlands. The four young writers who shelter behind the pseudonym Luther Blissett have created a world of intrigue, violence and intense political and religious passion. Far from the traditional example of historical fiction, Q is the stuff of which cults are made.

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Q Reviews


"It bracingly reanimates an era of frenzy that longed to burn the world clean" * The Guardian *
"The mud and blood, visions and ideals of 16th-century Europe come back to gruesome, glorious life" * The Independent *
"Big and bloody and breathtaking: a crush of colour and crowds, exotic locations and war." * The Times *
"Imagine Umberto Eco's knack for the swashbuckling thriller-of-ideas crossed with an artful touch of the Le Carr's - it boasts pace, colour, excitement and suspense to spare- Q works like a charm as a sordid, splendid period romp." * Independent *
"If ever there was a novel that deserved to win prizes, accolades and plaudits, it is Q - A rich, inventive and immensely powerful book - Q is a great novel, one that tells us about ourselves and how we came to be here." * Scotland on Sunday *

About Luther Blissett


The former Watford and AC Milan striker Luther Blissett had nothing to do with the writing of this book. The real authors of Q live in Bologna.

Additional information

GOR001233062
Q by Luther Blissett
Luther Blissett
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2004-05-06
672
0099439832
9780099439837
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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