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The Dumas Club

Arturo PГ©rez-Reverte

The Dumas Club

by Arturo PГ©rez-Reverte

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

  • Crime & mystery,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9272828M
    ISBN 100099448599
    ISBN 109780099448594

    Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (later known as Alexandre Dumas) was born in in Villers-Cotterêts in the department of Aisne, in Picardy, had two older sisters, Marie-Alexandrine (born ) and Louise-Alexandrine (born , died ). Their parents were Marie-Louise Élisabeth Labouret, the daughter of an innkeeper, and Thomas-Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, 24 July , . Oh, man did Polanski butcher this book. The Club Dumas is an example of the intellectual thriller genre. The Da Vinci Code might be another, but I would rather not put the two in the same bucket. The critics understandably compare it to Umberto Eco light and I would agree - it makes you feel smart because you’re in on all of the supposedly /5().

    Alexandre Dumas, pere () was a French author of historical fiction and adventure novels, in addition to being a playwright. He is best known for his novels The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Man in the Iron Mask and many others. His work has been adapted into over films and has been translated into over languages. Dumas Demons likes. Sports. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ecole-temps-danse.comers: 1K.

    Lucas Corso is a paid book mercenary on a quest to solve two separate mysteries, one involving an original handwritten manuscript of a chapter from the Three Musketeers and another involving an ancient book associated with conjuring the devil/5(51). 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).

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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 Academy. Read more. Product by: 3. The Club Dumas book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Lucas Corso is a book detective, a middle-aged mercenary hired to /5(K). Jan 08,  · The Club Dumas - Kindle edition by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Club Dumas.4/5().

May 01,  · The Dumas novel and the strange characters of the club Dumas dominate most of the book, but it becomes clear at the end that the villian is the client obsessed with the occult. The girl who follows and eventually accompanies him remains an enigmatic figure; is she the devil guarding her occult secrets, or some form of angel.

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). 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. 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.

Find books like The Club Dumas from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Club Dumas also liked: The Name of the Rose. However, I was bored, I needed entertainment and I thought The Club Dumas would be just right for my mood so I downloaded this abridged audiobook version of the novel.

Despite being in the mood for the book, I still might have balked at an abridged version but David Warner was the reader and that sealed the deal for me. Overall, I loved the book.

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.

When a wealthy cookbook publisher and bibliophile is found hanged in his study, leaving behind an original handwritten chapter from Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers, antiquarian book dealer. 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.

When a well-known bibliophile is found dead, leaving behind part. El Club Dumas by Arturo P&#;rez-Reverete This is the book is the background used in the Film The Ninth Gate with Johnny Depp. Unlike the movie the book has two distinctive plots, one related to The Nine Doors to the Kingdom of Hell by Aristidem Torchiam, and the original manuscript to the Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas/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. May 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of El club Dumas book by Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Fallen angels, satanic manuals, and a passion for the works of Raphael Sabatini and Alexandre Dumas among others--this is the stuff of Spanish author Arturo Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.

The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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 Communion.

Lucas Corso's search for the original copy of a book of the Pages: Aug 02,  · Book Review: The Club Dumas by Arturo Perez-Reverte. Richard Marcus August 2, 3 Comments Views.

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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. Alexandre Dumas Biography - Alexandre Dumas, pere, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (July 24, December 5, ), is best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him the most widely read French author in the world.

- Alexandre Dumas Biography and List of Works - Alexandre Dumas Books. About the Book 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 discussion of Arturo Pérez-Reverte's novel, The Club Dumas.

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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.

The book has been awarded with /5.This book is one of the few that showcases Dumas at his creative best and is a must-read for all fans of Dumas’ work. With rich vivid descriptions and strong characters Dumas weaves a masterful tale of suspense which is why this book stands out as one of the top 10 books by Alexandre Dumas.