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Read online Klub Dante.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Klub Dante Godina je a na doma in u arobnom svijetu knjige mladi je ameri ki pisac Matthew Pearl Pa da ga upoznamo malo bolje Jo kao student na Harvardu napisao je briljantan rad o Danteu koji mu je donio nagradu Ameri kog udru enja dantista Ubrzo nakon toga diplomirao je englesku i ameri ku knji evnost summa cum laude dakako napisao predgovor najnovijem ameri kom izdanju Bo anstvene komedije upisao pravo na Yaleu a rad koji mu je priskrbio presti nu nagradu pretvorio u super uspje an roman koji tjednima nije silazio s bestseller lista irom svijeta a do danas je preveden na vi e od trideset jezika A sada pri ite malo bli e pa da vidimo to se krije iza naslova Klub Dante Skupina bostonskih intelektualaca intenzivno radi na prvom prijevodu Danteove Bo anstvene komedije u Americi Pjesnici i harvardski profesori Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dr Oliver Wendell Holmes James Russell Lowell te njihov potencijalni izdava J T Fields ele razbiti krute ograde novoga svijeta no mo ni aristokrati bore se svim silama da Dantea i njegove ideje zadr e izvan svojih granica Potencijalna opasnost od stranih knji evnih djela jednaka je onoj koju donose talijanski emigranti na ameri kim obalama No intelektualno nadmetanje ubrzo e zasjeniti niz brutalnih ubojstava na podru ju Bostona i Cambridgea a umorstvo uglednog bostonskog suca lana aristokratske Nove Engleske kojeg su izjeli crvi od krinut e vrata Danteova Pakla I dok policija tapka u mjestu nitko osim danteovaca ne razumije da kazna upu uje na grijeh a da su sa svakom novom rtvom krugovi Pakla sve u i a grijesi sve mra niji by Matthew Pearl, Martina Čičin-Šain

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Klub Dante
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Number of Pages:398
Category:Mystery, Fiction, Historical fiction, Thriller, Historical
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A magnificent blend of fact and fiction a brilliantly realized paean to Dante s continued grip on our imagination and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end br br Words can bleed br br In Boston the literary geniuses of the Dante Club poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dr Oliver Wendell Holmes and James Russell Lowell along with publisher J T Fields are finishing America s first translation of The Divine Comedy and preparing to unveil Dante s remarkable visions to the New World The powerful Boston Brahmins at Harvard College are fighting to keep Dante in obscurity believing that the infiltration of foreign superstitions into American minds will prove as corrupting as the immigrants arriving at Boston Harbor br br The members of the Dante Club fight to keep a sacred literary cause alive but their plans fall apart when a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge Only this small group of scholars realizes that the gruesome killings are modeled on the descriptions of Hell s punishments from Dante s Inferno With the lives of the Boston elite and Dante s literary future in America at stake the Dante Club members must find the killer before the authorities discover their secret br br Dr Oliver Wendell Holmes and an outcast police officer named Nicholas Rey the first black member of the Boston police department must place their careers on the line to end the terror Together they discover that the source of the murders lies closer to home than they ever could have imagined br br The Dante Club is a magnificent blend of fact and fiction a brilliantly realized paean to Dante s continued grip on our imagination and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end, Through the eyes of a Baltimore lawyer named Quentin Clark Pearl opens a new window on the truth behind Poe s demise literary history s most persistent enigma br br I present to you the truth about this man s death and my life br br Baltimore The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave The public the press and even Poe s own family and friends accept the conclusion that Poe was a second rate writer who met a disgraceful end as a drunkard Everyone in fact seems to believe this except a young Baltimore lawyer named Quentin Clark an ardent admirer who puts his own career and reputation at risk in a passionate crusade to salvage Poe s br br As Quentin explores the puzzling circumstances of Poe s demise he discovers that the writer s last days are riddled with unanswered questions the police are possibly willfully ignoring Just when Poe s death seems destined to remain a mystery and forever sealing his ignominy inspiration strikes Quentin in the form of Poe s own stories The young attorney realizes that he must find the one person who can solve the strange case of Poe s death the real life model for Poe s brilliant fictional detective character C Auguste Dupin the hero of ingenious tales of crime and detection br br In short order Quentin finds himself enmeshed in sinister machinations involving political agents a female assassin the corrupt Baltimore slave trade and the lost secrets of Poe s final hours With his own future hanging in the balance Quentin Clark must turn master investigator himself to unchain his now imperiled fate from that of Poe s br br Following his phenomenal debut novel The Dante Club Matthew Pearl has once again crossed pitch perfect literary history with innovative mystery to create a beautifully detailed ingeniously plotted tale of suspense Pearl s groundbreaking research featuring documented material never published before opens a new window on the truth behind Poe s demise literary history s most persistent enigma The resulting novel is a publishing event that through sublime craftsmanship subtle wit and devious twists does honor to Poe himself, In his most enthralling novel yet the critically acclaimed author Matthew Pearl reopens one of literary history s greatest mysteries i The Last Dickens i is a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns the unerring period details and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of the bestsellers i The Dante Club i and i The Poe Shadow i br br Boston When news of Charles Dickens s untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher Fields amp Osgood partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens s unfinished novel But when Daniel s body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found Osgood must embark on a transatlantic quest to unearth the novel that he hopes will save his venerable business and reveal Daniel s killer br br Danger and intrigue abound on the journey to England for which Osgood has chosen Rebecca Sand Daniel s older sister to assist him As they attempt to uncover Dickens s final mystery Osgood and Rebecca find themselves racing the clock through a dangerous web of literary lions and drug dealers sadistic thugs and blue bloods and competing members of Dickens s inner circle They soon realize that understanding Dickens s lost ending is a matter of life and death and the hidden key to stopping a murderous mastermind, br book a neer b k k n r n a literary pirate an individual capable of doing all that must be done in the universe of books that publishers authors and readers must not have a part in br br London Pen Davenport is the most infamous bookaneer in Europe A master of disguise he makes his living stalking harbors coffeehouses and print shops for the latest manuscript to steal But this golden age of publishing is on the verge of collapse For a hundred years loose copyright laws and a hungry reading public created a unique opportunity books could easily be published without an author s permission Authors gained fame but suffered financially Charles Dickens Mark Twain Robert Louis Stevenson to name a few but publishers reaped enormous profits while readers bought books inexpensively Yet on the eve of the twentieth century a new international treaty is signed to grind this literary underground to a sharp halt The bookaneers are on the verge of extinction br br From the author of i The Dante Club i Matthew Pearl i The Last Bookaneer i is the astonishing story of these literary thieves epic final heist On the island of Samoa a dying Robert Louis Stevenson labors over a new novel The thought of one last book from the great author fires the imaginations of the bookaneers and soon Davenport sets out for the South Pacific island As always Davenport is reluctantly accompanied by his assistant Fergins who is whisked across the world for one final caper Fergins soon discovers the supreme thrill of aiding Davenport in his quest to steal Stevenson s manuscript and make a fortune before the new treaty ends the bookaneers trade forever But Davenport is hardly the only bookaneer with a mind to pirate Stevenson s last novel His longtime adversary the monstrous Belial appears on the island and soon Davenport Fergins and Belial find themselves embroiled in a conflict larger perhaps than literature itself br br In T i he Last Bookanee i r Pearl crafts a finely wrought tale about a showdown between brilliant men in the last great act of their professions It is nothing short of a page turning journey to the heart of a lost era