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Together, they will face challenges that will put their faith—and their very lives—to the ultimate test.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads ulitmo. Holy relics are disappearing from sacred spots around the world—and the Vatican will do whatever it takes to stop the cayon from stealing what is left of the scattered splinters of the True Cross.
With the help of a member of the Swiss Guard and a renowned archaeologist, Dr.
El final es simplemente excepcional. This is an intelligent, well-researched book and it was a great deal of fun. Apr 10, Beth Cato rated it really liked it Shelves: I have absolutely no interest in The Da Vinci Code or any books of that sort, but I picked faton up for two reasons: Paperbackpages.
The Last Cato (Catón, #1) by Matilde Asensi
El final me ha gustado, mucho. This book is a delightful historical fantasy. Jun 28, Harriet rated it really liked it.
If they can survive the Staurofilakes’ tests, they will earn entrance into the Earthly Paradise–and asensj discover the whereabouts of the missing True Cross for the Vatican.
Apr 26, M M rated it did not like it. A masterful blend of Christian scholarship and thrilling adventure, The Last Cato is a novel about the race to find the secret location of mattilde Vera Cruz, the True Cross on which Christ was crucified, and the ancient brotherhood sworn to protect it.
Of course being American is a big advantage for Brown, but it’s not just that What is with the modern obsession with Dante?
Still, it was an entertaining, enjoyable read, and would probably make good summer fare. Published April 3rd by Harper Perennial first published There are improbable protagonists who speak particularly improbably. Vatican nun, papal guard, Middle Eastern man search secret sect.
She has more than 20 million readers worldwide and has become the reference of quality bests-sellers in Spanish language. Given only the sparest of details about the events surrounding the Ethiopian man’s death, Ottav Sister Ottavia Salina is a doctor of paleography, the director of the Vatican’s Classified Archives, and a member of mmatilde Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It was interesting visiting all sorts of cities in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Israel and Egypt as well as beautiful religious sites in much detail.
Aunque al principio no terminaba de cogerle el punto al final me ha gustado. She specializes in ancient manuscripts and research, and therefore she’s stunned when her superiors need her expertise marilde a new assignment – identifying unusual tattoos on the corpse of a dead Ethiopian.
To ask other readers questions about The Last Catoplease sign up. The main character, Ottavia, is a high-ranking nun working in the Vatican. The only questions remaining are why the secret cult is gathering the Cross remnants and what motivates Captain Kaspar Glauser-Royst.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Either the translation is somewhat lacking or the author’s got a tin-ear for conversation.
Quotes from The Last Cato. Other books in the series. Overall, I found this to be a B-level thriller, not on a wl with The DaVinci Code, in which interest was better sustained for the duration.
Once in the mode of interpreting Dante as a roadmap to solving seven deadly puzzles, I found the book to become a bit boring. Some tenuous connection then derives to Dante’s Purgatory, and the three are forced to start decoding instructions hidden ulttimo the book to find an earthly paradise, where, they suspect, the criminals came from. Asdnsi novelas de Matilde Asensi han sido traducidas a quince idiomas. What’s the Name o Refresh and aaensi again. The search leads them to seven cities in Europe and Asia and that they must pass through seven tests that are both dangerous and harrowing.
En route, the nun gets horny, abandons her faith, and shacks up with the archaeologist. Those who are familiar with it will find themselves revisited by overwhelming claustrophobia in places, reliving the Vatican’s removal of any and all air, fresh or otherwise. Ottavia Salina is called upon by the highest levels of the Roman Catholic Church to decipher the scars found on an Ethiopian man’s corpse: Me ha gustado, bastante.
The Vatican employs a nun, a member of the Swiss Guard, and an archaeologist to find the cross based on the tattoos catno on the dead man. I really like books that cross genres cleverly but this 2.
Lots of historic facts “hammered” into the story, lots of humoristic attempts that didn’t work for me, all of this in a first person narrative, namely Ottavia, who never convinced me as a character – as well as Farag “too good to be true” Boswell. There is plenty of payload here, which more than makes up for the thin characters. It ended like it should.
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Maatilde being said, the book has a comment on the front cover stating: Xaton trivia or quizzes yet. Oct 05, Will Byrnes rated it liked it. Holy relics are disappearing from sacred spots around the world—and the Vatican will do whatever it takes to stop the thieves f 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 Christ was crucified, and the ancient brotherhood sworn to protect asejsi.
Una lectura muy recomendada. The truth of the matter really is that I may well be categorized as one of those people who has grown tired of biblical mystery themed literature. I thought very much about rating it a three but it does not merit that rating as there is so much that is just a ultumo about this book. No estoy muy convencida con el asunto de la Roca, pero supongo que lo han dejado un poco abierto para poder sacar un segundo libro.