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The Kingdom of Light (Dante Alighieri #3)

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Strange news arrives in Florence, on the banks of the river Arno, a galley has been found, the entire crew dead. Dante Alighieri, Prior to the City, suspects poison. The only clue is a damaged mechanical device, possibly of Arabic origin. Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, known for his obsession with science and medicine, would have been one of the few who could understand ...more
Paperback, 324 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Harvill Press (first published 2005)
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I quite liked it, but at the same time, I found the plot quite hard to follow. I'm not really sure of the quality of the translation, either; that might have helped with making it hard to follow. Also, not that this is really mentioned anywhere on or in the book, but apparently it's part of a series?

It was interesting enough to keep reading, for the solutions, but something about it failed to get me really invested in it.
Linda Murray
Set in Renaissance Florence,the poet and Prior of the city,Dante takes a break from writing The Divine Comedy,to solve a multiple murder mystery. As the murders continue Dante has to confront a mystery involving alchemy,religion and science.
non ce la faccio, davvero. Chissà cosa mi aspettavo quando ho comprato questo libro!
Dante: il peggior investigatore della storia. un personaggio che non riesce ad appassionare il lettore.
sconsigliato davvero!!!
Pier Mario Canu
Edizione "Il Giallo Mondadori" n2924 12/4/2007 con in appendice il racconto di Stefano Marinucci "Il maestro delle soffianti", vincitore del concorso Profondo Giallo 2006 ...more
It was so bad that if my teacher didn't give me to read it i'd probably burn it after the firt 20 pages.
Pedro Aquino
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Dante Alighieri (5 books)
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