|Matthew Pearl. Semmes furrowed his brow as the other students muttered |
complaints about Rogers having wasted their time, calling them there without
reason. When they reached the lawn, Jack turned to Rogers and whispered, “
How'd I do, ...
|In 1865, the preparations of the Dante Club--led by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Oliver Wendell Holmes--to release the first translation of Dante's "The Divine Comedy" are threatened by a series of murders that re-create episodes from ...|
|The bookaneers are on the verge of extinction. From the author of The Dante Club, Matthew Pearl, The Last Bookaneer is the astonishing story of these literary thieves’ epic final heist.|
|First published in 1923, "A Lost Lady" is one of Willa Cather's classic novels about life on the Great Plains. This edition includes a historical essay which describes the origin, writing and reception of the novel.|
|In this classic tale the detective demonstrates the ineptitude of the police, the value of reason, and how it’s the seemingly least important details that often matter most. A landmark in the history of detective fiction.|