The Gemini Contenders

The Gemini Contenders

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In the dead of night, December 1939, a train winds its way through Italy towards the Alps with a cargo too precious to destroy, too awful to reveal. On board is an iron box. Its sinister contents, documents concealed for centuries, could rip apart the Christian world and set religion against religion, an entire people against another. Now, as the Nazi threat marches inexorably closer, good men and evil are drawn into a violent and deadly hunt. The richest aristocrat in Italy is responsible for the documents' safety, but he's marked for death by the Nazis. Some people want the secrets told. Some people want to plunge the world into a catastrophic holy war ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 34mm | 299.38g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0752858564
  • 9780752858562
  • 686,157

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"His most ambitious novel. Its twists and turns carry the reader on a fast bobsled run...A marvelously unflagging imagination."--"The New York Times"show more

About Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum launched his career as a bestselling writer with THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE in 1971, the first of a string of international bestsellers. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print and they have been translated in 32 languages.show more

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