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Thomason, Dustin

Overview
Works: 51 works in 290 publications in 19 languages and 9,250 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Bildungsromans  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Code and cipher stories 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3603.A435, 813.6
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Most widely held works by Dustin Thomason
The rule of four by Ian Caldwell( Book )

68 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 4,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ivy league murder, a mysterious coded manuscript, and the secrets of a Renaissance prince collide memorably in THE RULE OF FOUR -- a brilliant work of fiction that weaves together suspense and scholarship, high art and unimaginable treachery. It's Easter at Princeton. Seniors are scrambling to finish their theses. And two students, Tom Sullivan and Paul Harris, are a hair's breadth from solving the mysteries of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili--a renowned text attributed to an Italian nobleman, a work that has baffled scholars since its publication in 1499. For Tom, their research has been a link to his family's past -- and an obstacle to the woman he loves. For Paul, it has become an obsession, the very reason for living. But as their deadline looms, research has stalled -- until a long-lost diary surfaces with a vital clue. And when a fellow researcher is murdered just hours later, Tom and Paul realize that they are not the first to glimpse the Hypnerotomachia 's secrets. Suddenly the stakes are raised, and as the two friends sift through the codes and riddles at the heart of the text, they are beginning to see the manuscript in a new light--not simply as a story of faith, eroticism and pedantry, but as a bizarre, coded mathematical maze. And as they come closer and closer to deciphering the final puzzle of a book that has shattered careers, friendships and families, they know that their own lives are in mortal danger. Because at least one person has been killed for knowing too much. And they know even more. From the streets of fifteenth-century Rome to the rarified realm of the Ivy League, from a shocking 500 year-old murder scene to the drama of a young man's coming of age, THE RULE OF FOUR takes us on an entertaining, illuminating tour of history--as it builds to a pinnacle of nearly unbearable suspense
The rule of four : [a novel] by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Princeton. Good Friday. 1999. On the eve of graduation, two students are a hairsbreadth from solving the mysteries of the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Famous for its hypnotic power over those who study it, the five-hundred-year-old Hypnerotomachia may finally reveal its secrets--to Tom Sullivan, whose father was obsessed with the book, and Paul Harris, whose future depends on it. As the deadline looms, research has stalled--until an ancient diary surfaces"--Container
12.21 : a novel by Dustin Thomason( Book )

47 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two weeks before the end of the world predicted by the ancient, Maya calendar, Dr. Gabriel Stanton receives a call from a hospital resident alerting him to the presence of a patient whose every symptom confounds and terrifies him. Meanwhile, Chel Manu, a Guatemalan American researcher at the Getty Museum, finds herself in possession of an illegal ancient artifact: a priceless codex from a lost city of her ancestors. This record seems to hold the answer to why the Maya kingdoms vanished overnight. Suddenly it seems that our own civilization might suffer this same fate. Stanton and Manu join forces to find answers before time runs out
12.21 : a novel by Dustin Thomason( Recording )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanton, the foremost expert on some of the rarest infections in the world, is grappling with a patient whose every symptom confounds and terrifies him. And Chel, the brightest young star in the field of Maya studies, has possession of an illegal artifact that has miraculously survived the centuries intact: a priceless codex from a lost city of her ancestors. This extraordinary record, written in secret by a royal scribe, seems to hold the answer to her life's work and to one of history'js great riddles: why the Maya kingdoms vanished overnight. Suddenly it seems that our own civilization might suffer this same fate
El enigma del cuatro by Ian Caldwell( Book )

19 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to decipher an ancient text that weaves a mathematical labyrinth within a love story, two researchers find a diary that may hold the key to the code, but when someone is killed, they realize that the book hides a dangerous secret
Il codice del quattro by Ian Caldwell( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Italian and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een student raakt bezeten van een waardevol, cryptische en tot nu toe onontcijferbaar Italiaans boek uit de 15e eeuw
Een Venetiaans geheim by Ian Caldwell( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Dutch and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een student raakt bezeten van een waardevol, cryptisch en tot nu toe onontcijferbaar Italiaans boek uit de vijftiende eeuw
La règle de quatre by Ian Caldwell( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Depuis 1499, des savants tentent de décoder un chef-d'oeuvre de la Renaissance, Le Songe de Poliphile. Ecrit en cinq langues, orné de gravures érotiques et violentes, ce texte a résisté à tous les assauts, brisé des destins, des amitiés et des vies. Pourtant, deux étudiants de Princeton osent s'y mesurer et, au fil de messages cachés, découvrent l'histoire d'un prince du Quattrocento et l'existence d'une crypte secrète qui recèle des trésors inouïs. Ils croyaient échapper à la malédiction de cette énigme. Mais pour la défendre, certains sont prêts à mourir, et à tuer
Reguła czterech by Ian Caldwell( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

På Princeton i New Jersey arbejder Paul Harris intenst på sit speciale om et gådefuldt skrift fra 1497: "Hypnerotomachia". I takt med gådernes løsning sker der voldsomme og dramatiske ting omkring ham
4 ŭi kyuch'ik : yŏksa ch'uri sosŏl by Ian Caldwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in Korean and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das letzte Geheimnis : Roman by Ian Caldwell( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kann ein Buch lebensgefährlich sein? Schon vor 500 Jahren starben die ersten Menschen bei dem Versuch, die Hypnerotomania Poliphili zu entschlüsseln. Nun geraten vier Studenten aus Princeton in den Bannkreis dieser rätselhaften Schrift aus der Renaissance, die ein sensationelles Geheimnis enthält. Ein lebensgefährliches Geheimnis. Das letzte Geheimnis. Denn plötzlich geschehen Morde auf dem Campus ... "Genial! Das wirklich Tolle an dem Buch ist, das Geheimnis Schritt für Schritt aufzudecken. Das ultimative Rätselbuch!" New York Times "Ein spannendes, unglaublich intelligentes Buch. Erst geht es darum, das Rätsel zu lösen. Dann ums nackte Überleben." Publishers Weekly
Pravilo chetyrekh by Ian Caldwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Russian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belladonna Dokumentet by Ian Caldwell( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Danish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La quarta apocalisse by Dustin Thomason( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4̓ün kuralı by Ian Caldwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Turkish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pravilo štirih by Ian Caldwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Slovenian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belladonna Dokumentet by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Danish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Bergmann liest Das letzte Geheimnis by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den sista hemligheten by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Swedish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La regle de quatre by Ian Caldwell( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A l'université de Princeton, Paul Harris met la dernière main à son mémoire qui porte sur "Le songe de Poliphile", un manuscrit de la Renaissance mêlant érotisme et violence et qui contient une énigme que personne n'a réussi à percer. Avec son ami Tom Sullivan, il va se lancer dans la quête d'une vérité qui a déjà brisé des destins, des amitiés et des rêves
 
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The rule of four
Alternative Names
Dustin Thomason Amerikaans romanschrijver

Dustin Thomason US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller und Produzent

Tomesons, Dastins

Дъстин Томасън

토마슨, 더스틴

토머슨, 더스틴

トマスン, ダスティン

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The rule of four : [a novel]El enigma del cuatroLa règle de quatre