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Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

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The queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

150 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresa Mendoza's boyfriend is a drug smuggler who the narcos of Sinaloa, Mexico, call "the king of the short runway," because he can get a plane full of cocaine off the ground in three hundred yards. But in a ruthless business, life can be short, and Teresa even has a special cell phone that Guero gave her along with a dark warning. If that phone rings, it means he's dead, and she'd better run, because they're coming for her next. Then the call comes. In order to survive, she will have to say goodbye to the old Teresa. She will have to find inside herself a woman who is tough enough to inhabit an ugly and dangerous world. And indeed, the strength of the woman who emerges will surprise even those who know her legend. --Cover, p. 4
The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

244 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 2,891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas Corso, middle-aged, tired, and cynical, is a book detective, a mercenary hired to hunt down rare editions for wealthy and unscrupulous clients. When a well-known bibliophile is found hanged, leaving behind part of the original manuscript of Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers, Corso is brought in to authenticate the fragment. The task seems straightforward, but the unsuspecting Corso is soon drawn into a swirling plot involving devil worship, occult practices, and swashbuckling derring-do among a cast of characters bearing a suspicious resemblance to those of Dumas's masterpiece. Aided by a mysterious beauty named for a Conan Doyle heroine, Corso travels from Madrid to Toledo to Paris in pursuit of a sinister and seemingly omniscient killer. "A cross between Umberto Eco and Anne Rice. Think of The Club Dumas as a beach book for intellectuals."--New York Daily News. Part mystery, part puzzle, part witty intertextual game, The Club Dumas is a wholly original intellectual thriller by the internationally bestselling author of The Flanders Panel and The Seville Communion. Lucas Corso's search for the original copy of a book of the occult takes him from Madrid to Paris and into a secret society of antiquarians
Captain Alatriste by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

212 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Captain Alatriste is the story of a fictional seventeenth-century Spanish soldier who lives as a swordsman-for-hire in Madrid. Needing gold to pay off his debts, Alatriste and another hired blade are paid to ambush two travelers, stage a robbery, and give the travelers a fright. "No blood," they are told. Then a mysterious stranger enters to clarify the job: he increases the pay, and tells Alatriste that, instead, he must murder the two travelers. When the attack unfolds, Alatriste realizes that these aren't ordinary travelers, and what happens next is only the first in a riveting series of twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe"--Provided by the publisher
The Flanders panel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

267 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteenth-century painting by a Flemish master is about to be auctioned off. Hired to clean the painting, a young art expert in Madrid discovers in an X-ray an inscription hidden in the corner, setting off a sophisticated whodunit around the European art world
The fencing master by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

229 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of Spain's September Revolution of 1868, while the regal Isabella consorts with her household cavalry and rumours and plots abound, Jaime Astarloa, master of the ancient art of fencing, conducts his life above such vulgarities. However, even Don Jaime finds his attention diverted by the arrival at his door of the mysterious, beautiful young Adela de Otero, who persuades him to take her on as a pupil. After one bout that leaves no question of her talent and skill, the master falls in love with his pupil. Erotic passion and political intrigue threaten to distract him from his quest for the perfect sword thrust, even as he becomes embroiled in a conspiracy that, a survivor of a more gallant age, he does not fully comprehend. But if Don Jaime proves naive, he is no less resolute. It takes time for him to understand, but when he does, and when all his illusions are shattered, will he have the strength left for a duel which can only be to the death?"--BOOK JACKET
The Seville communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

171 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hacker breaks into the pope's computer, asking him to save from demolition a 17th century church in Seville. The Vatican dispatches handsome Father Lorenzo Quart who quickly attracts the attention of an aristocratic beauty embroiled in the affair. By the author of The Flanders Panel
The nautical chart by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

118 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love and betrayal on the high seas highlight this new work by the bestselling author of "The Seville Communion". Coy is a suspended sailor with time on his hands, a mariner without a ship. While attending a maritime auction in Barcelona, he meets a beautiful woman on a search for lost treasure. As they follow the course of past sailors, their own journey becomes perilous as secrets await in the depths of the sea. Map
The painter of battles : a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

67 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A man lives alone in a watchtower by the sea. On the circular wails of the tower he is painting a grand mural - the timeless landscape of a battle. Andres Faulques is a former war photographer, and the painting is his attempt to capture the image that has always eluded him; to encapsulate, in an instant, the meaning of war. But then one day a stranger knocks on his door and announces that he has come to kill him. The man is a shadow from his past, a former soldier and one of the myriad faces of war that enabled Faulques to become rich and famous. The two begin a chess game of words, delving into both their pasts, a doomed love affair and a tragic betrayal. For as long as he can maintain a dialogue with this man, Faulques will be safe." "Intense and turbulent, this is a novel about art, war, love and the human capacity for both violence and empathy. It asks profound questions about human nature and where the next century might take us."--Jacket
Purity of blood by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

122 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to rescue a man's daughter from a convent where a powerful corrupt priest is forcing her to be his personal concubine, Alatriste finds himself thrust into a religious and political conspiracy with ties to the highest levels of the Inquisition
The king's gold by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

77 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seville, 1626. After serving with honor at the bloody siege of Breda, Captain Alatriste and his protégé, Inigo Balboa, have returned: battle-weary, short of cash, and with few prospects for honest work. But the Spanish empire is as dangerous as ever, and it's not long before Alatriste receives an intriguing offer of short-term employment. He and Inigo must recruit a dozen swordsmen and mercenaries for a risky job involving a dazzling amount of contraband gold and a heavily guarded Spanish galleon returning from the West Indies. The offer comes from the king himself, for at stake is nothing less than the Spanish Crown, and its dominion over the wealth of the Americas
The cavalier in the yellow doublet by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

82 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the cosmopolitan world of seventeenth-century Madrid, Captain Alatriste and his protege Inigo are fish out of water. But the king is determined to keep the captain on retainer and - as a veteran with no other livelihood - he must remain, even as his employment brings him uncomfortably close to old enemies
The sun over Breda by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

128 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swordsman-for-hire Alatriste and his teenage protégé rejoin Alatriste's elite Cartagena regiment during the siege of Breda, an effort that is complicated by the growing power of Luis de Alquézar
The siege : a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

52 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cádiz, 1811. The Spanish port city has been surrounded by Napoleon's army for a year. Their backs to the sea, its residents endure routine bombardments and live in constant fear of a French invasion. And now the bodies of random women have begun to turn up throughout the city, victims of a shadowy killer. Police Comisario Rogelio Tizón has been assigned the case. Known for his razor-sharp investigation skills--as well as his brutal interrogation methods--Tizón has seen everything. Or so he thought"
Pirates of the Levant by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

52 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking work as a mercenary aboard a Spanish galleon, Captain Alatriste, accompanied by his faithful foster son, Íñigo, participates in a grueling battle on the high seas that brings Íñigo's readiness for independence into question
What we become : a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

43 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En route from Lisbon to Buenos Aires in 1928, Max and Mecha meet aboard a luxurious transatlantic cruise ship. There Max teaches the stunning stranger and her erudite husband to dance the tango. A steamy affair ignites at sea and continues as the seedy decadence of Buenos Aires envelops the secret lovers. Nice, 1937. Still drawn to one another a decade later, Max and Mecha rekindle their dalliance. In the wake of a perilous mission gone awry, Mecha looks after her charming paramour until a deadly encounter with a Spanish spy forces him to flee. Sorento, 1966. Max once again runs into trouble--and Mecha. She offers him temporary shelter from the KGB agents on his trail, but their undeniable attraction offers only a small glimmer of hope that their paths will ever cross again
Cabo Trafalgar : un relato naval by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The officers and crew of the Antilla, a twenty-four gun Spanish battleship, take part in the Battle of Trafalgar as part of the combined French-Spanish fleet
The painter of battles by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faulques, a war photographer, witnessed most of the wars of the end of the 20th Century, but he was never able to capture the photo that would explain the chaos of the universe. Now, as continues to try to understand it, he starts painting a grand circular fresco on the inside wall of a tower on the Mediterranean, disturbed by the memories of a woman he can never forget, and an unexpected visit: a man who wants to kill him
Un dia de cólera by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

56 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the events of May 2, 1808, when the people of Madrid rose against the French-- the start of Spain's war of independence from Napoleon-- follows the actions of scores of real people from all sectors of society
El húsar by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Book )

69 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frédéric et Michel, deux jeunes et fougueux hussards, s'apprêtent à mener leur première grande bataille. La tête pleine d'idéaux, ils rêvent de gloire et d'héroïsme. Après tout, ne se battent-ils pas aux côtés de l'Empereur Bonaparte ? Ils se voient déjà vainqueurs de ce peuple espagnol d'un autre temps, encore sous le joug de l'Église et de la royauté
The queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teresa Mendoza's boyfriend is a drug smuggler who the narcos of Sinaloa, Mexico, call "the king of the short runway," because he can get a plane full of coke off the ground in three hundred yards. But in a ruthless business, life can be short, and Teresa has a special cell phone that Guero gave her along with the dark warning that if the phone rings, it means he's dead, and they're coming for her next
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The fencing master
The Club DumasCaptain AlatristeThe Flanders panelThe fencing masterThe Seville communionThe nautical chartThe painter of battles : a novelPurity of blood
Alternative Names
Arthurus Pérez-Reverte

Arturo Pérez-Reverte écrivain espagnol

Arturo Pérez-Reverte Escritor e xornalista español

Arturo Pérez-Reverte escritor y periodista

Arturo Pérez-Reverte Gutiérrez

Arturo Pérez-Reverte pisarz hiszpański

Arturo Pérez-Reverte scrittore e giornalista spagnolo

Arturo Pérez-Reverte Spaans auteur

Arturo Pérez-Reverte spanischer Schriftsteller

Arturo Pérez-Reverte Spanish writer and journalist

Arturo Pérez-Reverte y Gutiérrez španělský spisovatel

Atuluo Peileisi-Leiweite

P´erez-Reverte, Arturo 1951-

Peileisi-Leiweite, Atuluo

Peres-Reverte, Arturo 1951-

Peress-Reverte, Artūro 1951-

Perez-Reverte A.

Perez-Reverte A. 1951-

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo

Pérez-Reverte, Arturo 1951-

Reverte, Arturo Peres 1951

Reverte Arturo Pérez

Reverte Arturo Pérez- 1951-....

Αρτούρο Πέρεθ-Ρεβέρτε

Артуро Перез Реверте

Артуро Перес-Реверте испанский писатель и журналист

Перес А

Перес А. 1951-

Перес-Реверте, Артуро

Перес-Реверте, Артуро 1951-

Реверте А. П

Реверте А. П. 1951-

Реверте, Артуро Перес- 1951-

פרז רוורטה, ארתורו

פרס-רוורטה, ארטורו

פרס-רוורטה, ארטורו, 1951-

פרס-רורטה, ארתורו 1951-

רורטה, ארתורו פרס-

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아르투로 페레스 레베르테

페레스-레베르테, 아르투로 1951-

페레즈 리버트, 아르투로 1951-


ペレス・レベルテ, アルトゥーロ

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