quarta-feira, 11 de abril de 2012

Literatura em Inglês - Sacrilege de S. J. Parris [Novidade]

Edição/reimpressão: 2012
Páginas: 416
Editor: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007317769
Idioma: Inglês
Disponível a partir de 26-04-2012 


Perfect for fans of C.J. Sansom and The Name of the Rose, the third historical thriller featuring Giordano Bruno, heretic, philosopher and spy. In the pursuit of power, nothing is sacred! Summer, 1584.
The Protestant Prince William of Orange has been assassinated by a fanatical Catholic, and there are whispers that Queen Elizabeth will be next. Fear haunts the streets of London, and plague is driving many citizens away. Giordano Bruno, radical philosopher and spy, chooses to remain, only to find that someone is following him through the city. 
Confronting his stalker, he realizes it is the woman he once loved -- she is on the run, having been accused of murder. Bruno travels to Canterbury to help clear her name, and also on behalf of Sir Francis Walsingham. The Queen's spymaster has long suspected Catholic influence in the ancient centre of pilgrimage, and instructs Bruno to work to expose any enemy plots. 
As Bruno begins his hunt for the real killer, he is drawn into the heart of a sinister conspiracy hiding in the shadow of England's holiest shrine!

S. J. Parris é o pseudónimo de Stephanie Merritt. Nascida em 1974, colaborou como crítica e jornalista numa série de jornais e revistas, na rádio e na televisão. Actualmente escreve para o The Observer.

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