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The Club Dumas

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ContributionsSonia Soto (Translator)
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Open LibraryOL7365773M
ISBN 10015603283X
ISBN 139780156032834
OCLC/WorldCa70136259

May 01,  · ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Club Dumas, The Flanders Panel, and the Captain Alatriste series. A retired war journalist, he lives in Madrid and is a member of the Royal Spanish orioltomas.com by: 3.

The Club Dumas is ostensibly a mystery, but the real mystery here is the depth of our obsession with books, not just for what is contained therein, but also for their physical selves: the luxurious vellum or shagreen bindings, the fading gilt letters on their spines, the linen papers that would stay fresh for three hundred years, the rare first editions and complete serials that cost a small fortune/5.

Jul 03,  · Dumas (who wrote, among other things, the stories involving the Musketeers) is seemingly at the centre of things, along with a possibly-phoney book of occult forbidden knowledge, for which men will die (obviously) or kill/5(8).

May 01,  · Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile is found dead, leaving behind part of the original manuscript of Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers, Corso is brought in to authenticate the fragment/5.

The Club Dumas (original Spanish title El Club Dumas) is a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. The book is set in a world of antiquarian booksellers, echoing his previous work, The Flanders Panel. The story follows the adventures of a book dealer, Lucas Corso, who is hired to authenticate a rare manuscript by Alexandre Dumas, père.

Jan 08,  · The Club Dumas Audible Audiobook – Abridged Arturo Perez-Reverte (Author), David Warner (Narrator), Phoenix Books (Publisher) & 0 more out of 5 stars ratings/5(). Jul 03,  · THE DUMAS CLUB is more of a literary 'conundrum' than the Hammer Horror extravaganza I was hoping for.

It takes a while for the pace to pick up, but the last chapters are both spooky and sparky. [Reviewer is the author of THE DROPOUT]/5(8).

Jan 08,  · Set in a world of antiquarian booksellers where dealers would gladly betray their own mothers to get their hands on a rare volume, The Club Dumas is a thinking person's thriller: in addition to a riveting plot, the book is full of intriguing details that range from the working habits of Alexandre Dumas to how one might go about forging a 17th-century text.

Woven through these meditations is enough /5(). Arturo Pérez-Reverte has 86 books on Goodreads with ratings. Arturo Pérez-Reverte’s most popular book is The Club Dumas.

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Free download or read online The Club Dumas pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Arturo Perez-Reverte. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this mystery, historical story are Lucas Corso,/5.

Nov 13,  · 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/5(33).

The Club Dumas. The hero of Spanish author Perez-Reverte's freewheeling, ambitious literary mystery is Lucas Corso, an itinerant rare-book hunter who'd gladly sell his grandmother for a first edition. Aug 02,  · Read The Club Dumas because it is well-written and filled with memorable characters and not only will you find yourself embroiled in a great mystery story, but will also be reminded of the reasons for reading: the stirring of the imagination, the excitement of adventure, the enchantment of a story, and the escape from reality all books once Author: Richard Marcus.

The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading and. Is the Club Dumas justified in its mission to protect the reputation of Alexandre Dumas by withholding evidence about his collaboration with his assistant Auguste Moquet.

Why does Balkan care so much about Dumas's reputation. Does Balkan's attitude toward Dumas influence your opinion of Balkan. Apr 13,  · Think of The Club Dumas as a beach book for intellectuals."-New York Daily News.

Part mystery, part puzzle, part witty intertextual game, The Club Dumas is a wholly original intellectual thriller by the internationally bestselling author of The Flanders Panel and The Seville orioltomas.com: Dec 16,  · ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Club Dumas, The Flanders Panel, and the Captain Alatriste series.

A retired war journalist, he lives in Madrid and is a member of the Royal Spanish Academy.4/5(1). May 13,  · The Club Dumas is a mere collection of Dumas fans who wanted the last piece of the original manuscript that Corso was carrying around as he tried to find the history of the text for an unrelated buyer/friend, and maybe the club members got a little carried away in trying to get it back.

ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE is the author of many critically acclaimed novels, including The Club Dumas, The Flanders Panel, and the Captain Alatriste series.A retired war journalist, he lives in Madrid and is a member of the Royal Spanish Academy/5(73).

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Perez-Reverte (whose previous book was an engrossing art history and chess thriller, ''The Flanders Panel'') is extremely good on the business of book collecting. Among the pleasures of ''The Club Dumas'' is the intimate sense it conveys of this highly specialized type of commerce, with its appreciation of certain authors -- especially the redoubtable Dumas.

Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile is found dead, leaving behind part. The Club Dumas A Novel (Book): Pérez-Reverte, Arturo: Lucas Corso's search for the original copy of a book of the occult takes him from Madrid to Paris and into a secret society of antiquarians.

The Club Dumas Quotes Showing of 69 “One is never alone with a book nearby, don't you agree. Every page reminds us of a day that has passed and makes us relive the emotions that filled it.

The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte About the Book The questions, discussion topics, and author biography that follow are intended to enhance your group's reading and discussion of Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel, The Club Dumas.

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The Club Dumas available for download and read online in other formats. May 01,  · Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients.

When a well-known bibliophile is found dead, leaving behind part of the original manuscript of Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers, Corso is brought in to authenticate the fragment/5(75).

Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile is found dead, leaving behind part of the original manuscript of Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers.

The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte Book Resume: A provocative literary thriller that playfully pays tribute to classic tales of mystery and adventure Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients.

" The Club Dumas is a thinking person's thriller: in addition to a riveting plot, the book is full of intriguing details that range from the working habits of Alexandre Dumas to how one might go about forging a 17th-century text. Woven through these meditations is enough murder, sex, and the occult to keep both the hero, Lucas Corso, and the reader hopping.".

Mar 02,  · I bought `The Club Dumas' because it was the source for `The Ninth Gate'() which I'd enjoyed. The book's prologue mirrors that of the film but the book's first sentence ("My Name is Boris Balkan and I once translated `The Charterhouse of Parma'") signals the /5(23).The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at orioltomas.com The Dumas Club by Arturo Perez Reverte, First Edition - .For example, in The Club Dumas, the protagonist is searching the world for a lost book and keeps meeting people who parallel figures from Dumas novels; the movie made from it, The Ninth Gate, did not feature the Dumas connection with no loss of narrative orioltomas.com: Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez, 25 .