The Club Dumas

The Club Dumas

Book - 2006
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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 of the original manuscript of Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers , Corso is brought in to authenticate the fragment. He is soon drawn into a swirling plot involving devil worship, occult practices, and swashbuckling derring-do among a cast of characters bearing a suspicious resemblance to those of Dumas's masterpiece. Aided by a mysterious beauty named for a Conan Doyle heroine, Corso travels from Madrid to Toledo to Paris on the killer's trail in this twisty intellectual romp through the book world.

Publisher: New York :, Harcourt, Inc.,, 2006
Edition: First Harvest edition
Copyright Date: Ã1996
ISBN: 9780156032834
015603283X
Branch Call Number: FIC PEREZ-R 2006
Characteristics: 362 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Soto, Sonia

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