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I am not a good reviewer for books but I love this style of writing and bought an other book from this author and will see - or better read - if it will be also so complex and... Read morePublished 21 days ago by Petra Ussler
This book is set in Madrid and offers suspense, deceit, the world of art history, friendship and betrayal, the intricacies of chess, and murder. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Terra Hangen
My first Pérez-Reverte! Not my last. Have read 18 of his 22 novels in both his genres: literary fiction and historical fiction (the Captain Alatriste series). Read morePublished 4 months ago by R. Coane
It could have been a great book. Too much chess and contrived end.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Perez-Reverte is one of the most skilled writers alive today; his Captain Alatriste series about a 17th century swordsman is also very well-written and very entertaining. Read morePublished 6 months ago by charlie44