Le Voleur d'éternité : La vie aventureuse de William Petty, érudit, esthète et brigand
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Le Voleur d'éternité : La vie aventureuse de William Petty, érudit, esthète et brigand

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Après les succès de Fanny Stevenson et d’Artemisia, Alexandra Lapierre raconte l’extraordinaire destin de William Petty. Cet oublié de l’histoire fut le premier archéologue de tous les temps, un aventurier qui eut la folie – ou le génie – de s’emparer de chefs-d’œuvre antiques aux quatre coins de l’Europe pour les rapporter en Angleterre.
Qui était-il cet agent, cet espion,...more
Paperback, 526 pages
Published March 4th 2004 by Robert Laffont (first published January 1st 2004)
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Extraordinaria la labor de investigación de la autora.
Minuciosa descripción de las relaciones entre los distintos niveles sociales a principios del s. XVII y fascinante descubrimiento de un personaje independiente, carismático y oscuro que desafió las costumbres y normas de su tiempo para perseguir su sueño de rescatar los escasos vestigios de historia antigua europea de las garras del olvido y la estupidez humanas.
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Alexandra Lapierre has won international acclaim for her writing. Her works have been widely translated and she has received numerous awards, including the Honorary Award of the Association of American University Women. She earned an MFA degree in 1981 from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

The daughter of the writer Dominique Lapierre, she was brought up surrounded by books. At...more
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