The Dante Club

by Matthew Pearl

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The Dante Club Synopsis

Before Inferno came The Dante Club. The captivating thriller from the writer whose fans include Dan Brown, Jed Rubenfeld, Kate Mosse and Tess Gerritsen Boston, 1865. A small group of elite scholars prepare to introduce Dante's vision of hell to America. Meanwhile a ruthless killer plots in secret to do the same. When a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge, only this small group are able to decipher the clues - they soon realise the gruesome killings are symbols modeled on the descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's Inferno. With the police baffled, lives endangered and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find a way to stop the killer. An immensely gifted author . (Dan Brown, bestselling author of Inferno and The Da Vinci Code).

The Dante Club Press Reviews

With intricate plots, classical themes, and erudite characters...what's not to love?

Dan Brown, author of Inferno and The Da Vinci Code

 

There are some great twists in the plot and the chase is genuinely thrilling...an unusually arresting piece of crime fiction -- Toby Clements Daily Telegraph

 

The momentum of his plot is irresistible...a most inventive page-turner -- Stephanie Merritt Observer

 

Audacious and captivating...truly admirable -  Esquire

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ISBN: 9780099590354
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099590354
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Matthew Pearl
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 544 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About Matthew Pearl

Matthew Pearl is the internationally bestselling author of The Dante Club, published in more than thirty languages and forty countries, The Poe Shadow, The Last Dickens and, most recently, The Technologists. Pearl is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School and has taught literature at Harvard and at Emerson College.

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