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Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears

Instance of the Fingerpost

  • Paperback $20.00

    Apr 01, 2000 | 704 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Mar 01, 1999 | 752 Pages

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“May well be the best ‘historical mystery’ ever written.”—The Sunday Boston Globe
 
“Ingenious.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“[A] crafty, utterly mesmerizing intellectual thriller…Don’t miss it.” —The Washington Post Book World
 
“If you liked Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, you should run to buy Iain Pears’s lavishly erudite historical mystery.” —The New York Times
 
“Fascinating…quite extraordinary…elevates the murder mystery to the category of high art.” —Los Angeles
 
“Extraordinary…this thriller brings not merely a huge cast of characters but a whole century vividly to life.” —Newsweek
 
“[A] novel that will have you sitting up all night and calling in sick the next day.  It’s that hard to put down.” —Houston Chronicle
 
“Enthralling.” —San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

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