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The story is good, the writing is quite fair, the translation and proofreading are almost flawless.
Sep 08, Lowed rated asrnsi liked it. I was a bit turned off when the main character, a nun, falls in love. Once it got going, I was completely snared. Other reviewers have praised this book for the fact that it’s a romantic quest for paradise with emotional sophistication my words rather than an investigation of baddies.
Una lectura muy recomendada. The Vatican high command clearly riven daton some factionalism is scared by the rapid progress the nun makes and takes her off the case, only to reassign her when they find that precious relics and crosses related to the prior investigation are disappearing from various churches around the world.
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I learned a lot about the early Christian Church through this book and so I liked the historical aspect. The author allows the reader to experience a literary game played out with Dante’s Purgatorio as the rule book and travel guide. Recomendable y todo eso.
El final es simplemente excepcional. El final me ha gustado, mucho. Given only the sparest of details about the events surrounding the Ethiopian man’s death, Ottavia is ordered to discover the origins of and meaning behind the strange tattoos. I have absolutely no interest in The Da Vinci Code or any books of that sort, but I picked this up for two reasons: A masterful blend of Christian scholarship and thrilling adventure, The Last Cato is a novel about the race to find the secret location of the Vera Cruz, the True Cross on which Matidle was crucified, and the ancient brotherhood sworn to matillde it.
The Last Cato (Catón, #1) by Matilde Asensi
Aunque al principio no terminaba de cogerle el punto al final me ha gustado. So, it wasn’t a waste of time at all, but in the near future meaning the next few years I’m not picking up another book by this author. Aug 25, Ana M. No estoy muy convencida con el asunto de la Roca, pero supongo que lo han dejado ell poco abierto para poder sacar un segundo libro.
If they can survive the Staurofilakes’ tests, they will earn entrance into the Earthly Paradise–and hopefully discover the whereabouts of the missing True Cross for the Vatican. I really like books that cross genres cleverly but this 2. The main character, Ottavia, is a high-ranking nun working in the Vatican.
Misterio, sociedades secretas, una obra de la cultura universal La Divina Comedia como manual para descifrar la clave Apr 19, tara rated asrnsi it was ok. I loved the premise of this book and a mythical order of the Staurofilakes who protect the True cross over the centuries.
Salina uncovers the connection between the brotherhood and Dante’s Divine Comedyand races across the globe to Christianity’s ancient capitals.
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eel We know they will succeed. It ended like it should. She specializes in ancient manuscripts and research, and therefore she’s stunned when her superiors need her expertise in a new assignment – identifying unusual tattoos on the corpse of a dead Ethiopian.
I am not going to lie though That being said, the book has a comment on the front cover stating: Her books, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentation, have been translated to 15 languages. Asensj nun, papal ultomo, Middle Eastern man search secret sect. Dec 07, Jaidee rated it it was ok Shelves: I really didn’t like the ending at all – found it too ridiculous and silly and it ruined the book for me.
Personally relevant and cheap! Apr 26, M M rated it did not like it. This is an intelligent, well-researched book and it was a great deal of fun.
Those who are familiar with it will find themselves revisited by overwhelming claustrophobia in places, reliving the Vatican’s removal of any maitlde all air, fresh or otherwise.
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Along with a stoic Swiss Army captain and brilliant Coptic Egyptian, the three of them work through linguistic riddles and discover the key to everything is hidden in plain sight – Dante’s The Divine Comedy.
I really like books that cross genres cleverly but this book was a mish mash that was often very jarring!! When the body of an Ethiopian man covered with tattoos of crosses and Greek letters is discovered, the Vatican summons Dr. This book is along the lines of the DaVinci Code.
The ending had a nice twist that was followed by a bit of a cliche, but that was fine. It isn’t long before the trio discovers that the strange tattoos of crosses and Greek letters link the corpse to the Staurofilakes, a secret brotherhood dedicated to protecting the “True Cross,” the cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. But even as a picaresque, I thought it was bad.
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