The Dumas Club by Arturo Perez-Reverte

The Dumas Club by Arturo Perez-Reverte

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Lucas Corso, a gin-swilling book hunter and an expert in Napoleonic war games, is hired to authenticate an Alexandre Dumas manuscript. At the same time a Spanish bookseller asks him to investigate two other editions of the book.

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In the world of rare books everything has its price. But when the book is a satanic tract, the currency is not money but life. A well-know bibliophile is found hanged days after selling a rare manuscript of Alexander Dumas's classic, The Three Musketeers. Across Madrid, Spain's wealthiest book dealer has finally laid his hands on a 17th-century manual for summoning the devil. Lucas Corso, solitary and obsessive, is the detective hired to authenticate both texts. But the further he follows the trail of devil worship, the more it leads him back to Dumas. He's the unwitting protagonist in someone's evil plot, but is he sleuth or hero, Sherlock Holmes or d'Artagnan?

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SKU GOR001251108
Title The Dumas Club
Author By (author) Arturo Perez-Reverte
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0099448599
ISBN 13 9780099448594
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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In the world of rare books everything has its price. But when the book is a satanic tract, the currency is not money but life. A well-know bibliophile is found hanged days after selling a rare manuscript of Alexander Dumas's classic, The Three Musketeers. Across Madrid, Spain's wealthiest book dealer has finally laid his hands on a 17th-century manual for summoning the devil. Lucas Corso, solitary and obsessive, is the detective hired to authenticate both texts. But the further he follows the trail of devil worship, the more it leads him back to Dumas. He's the unwitting protagonist in someone's evil plot, but is he sleuth or hero, Sherlock Holmes or d'Artagnan?
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001251108
Title The Dumas Club
Author By (author) Arturo Perez-Reverte
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Vintage
Year Published 1997
Number of Pages 336
ISBN 10 0099448599
ISBN 13 9780099448594
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No