The Seville Communion

The Seville Communion

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A"diabolically good" hacker puts a message on the pope's computer, pleading for him to save a seventeenth-century Spanish church--a church that is killing to defend itself.Although Our Lady of the Tears is but a crumbling baroque building in the heart of Seville, it is also the center of a multilayered mystery--one that will force ecclesiastical sleuth Father Lorenzo Quart to question his loyalty, his vow of chastity, and his faith itself.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 375 pages
  • 135 x 204 x 24mm | 367g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0156029812
  • 9780156029810
  • 584,960

Back cover copy

"One of those infrequent whodunits that transcend the genre . . . [with] page-turning pace and vivid characters."--Time
Someone has hacked into the Pope's personal computer, not to spy on the Vatican, but to send an urgent plea for help: save our lady of the tears. The crumbling Baroque church in the heart of Seville is slated for demolition-but two of its defenders have suddenly died. Accidents? Or murders? And was the church itself somehow involved? Father Lorenzo Quart is dispatched to investigate the situation-and stay alive while doing so. Thus begins this sophisticated and utterly suspenseful page-turner. A superb entertainment, The Seville Communion is an intricate thriller that has taken readers by storm.
"An elegant thriller . . .This is a book to be savored. It is as rich and complex as the best of the golden sherries produced in the wineries around Seville."--The Denver Post

Internationally acclaimed author Arturo Perez-Reverte was born in 1951 in Spain, where he lives. His bestselling books have been translated into nineteen languages in thirty countries and have sold millions of copies.
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Review quote

"An elegant thriller that is as much about the elusive quest for happiness
as it is about solving the murders."--THE DENVER POST
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Rating details

5,164 ratings
3.67 out of 5 stars
5 20% (1,029)
4 39% (2,005)
3 32% (1,638)
2 7% (386)
1 2% (106)
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