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Purity of Blood

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Purity of Blood by Arturo Perez-Reverte
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Gear up for swashbuckling adventure in the second "riveting"* historical thriller in the internationally acclaimed Captain Alatriste series.The fearless Alatriste is hired to infiltrate a convent and rescue a young girl forced to serve as a powerful priest's concubine. The girl's father is barred from legal recourse as the priest threatens to reveal that the man's family is "not of pure blood" and is, in fact, of Jewish descent--which will all but destroy the family name. As Alatriste struggles to save the young hostage from being burned at the stake, he soon finds himself drawn deeper and deeper into a conspiracy that leads all the way to the heart of the Spanish Inquisition.

Author Biography

Arturo Perez-Reverte's novels have captivated readers around the world and earned him a reputation as "the master of the intellectual thriller" (Chicago Tribune). Originally a war correspondent, he now writes fiction full-time. His novels include the Captain Alatriste series, The Flanders Panel, The Club Dumas, The Fencing Master, The Seville Communion, The Nautical Chart, The Queen of the South, and What We Become. His books have been published in fifty countries.He is a member of the Spanish Royal Academy. He lives near Madrid, Spain.
Release date NZ
December 1st, 2006
Pages
267
Interest Age
From 18 years
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Plume Books
Dimensions
136x204x17
ISBN-13
9780452287983
Product ID
7640450

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