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The pope himself has ordered Salina, together with a big shot in the Swiss Guard and a world-renowned archaeologist to get to the bottom of the disappearances.

Oct 05, Will Byrnes rated it liked it. Apr 19, tara rated it it was ok. Together, they will face challenges that will put their faith—and their very lives—to the ultimate test. Paperbackpages. As other churches around the world reel from the theft of their fragments of the Cross, Ottavia and the others rush to join this hidden order so axensi can stop the pilfering and confront the enigmatic leader of the group, Asnsi.

It ended like it should. Along with a stoic Swiss Army captain and brilliant Coptic Asesi, the three of them work through linguistic riddles and discover the key to everything is hidden in plain sight – Dante’s The Divine Comedy. The Vatican employs a nun, a member of the Swiss Guard, and an archaeologist to find the cross based on the tattoos found on the dead man. It’s neither a proper historical thriller nor a very good crime novel. With the help of a member of xaton Swiss Guard and a renowned archaeologist, Dr.


El final me ha gustado, mucho.

El Ultimo Caton : Matilde Asensi :

We learn a fair bit about early church history, and also some of the workings zsensi the Vatican. Once in the mode of interpreting Dante as a roadmap to solving seven deadly puzzles, I found the book to become a bit boring.

This is an intelligent, well-researched book and it was a great deal of fun. The main character, Ottavia, is a high-ranking nun working in the Vatican.

Books by Matilde Asensi. There have already been several rather lousy works based on Dante’s Inferno, and this adds to that list. Lists with This Book. I was a bit turned off when the main character, a nun, falls in love. Her books, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentation, have been translated to 15 languages. She specializes in ancient manuscripts and research, and therefore she’s stunned when her superiors need her expertise in a new assignment – identifying unusual tattoos on the corpse of a dead Ethiopian.

Relics of the True Cross from across the world have been disappearing, and an obscure religious order is suspected of collecting them. I really didn’t like the ending at all – found it too ridiculous and silly and it ruined the book for me. Published April 3rd by Harper Perennial first published Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other books in the series.

Nada que no mes esperase, es un Bestseller sin el nombre de Stephen King en la portada. There are elements of fantasy that are a complete let-down. I didn’t aspire to all that; Ultimmo was simply content to wear some simple pants En algunas ocasiones te llevas sorpresas muy agradables, esta fue una de ellas.


View all 13 comments. 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 the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

El Ultimo Caton

Personally relevant and cheap! El final es simplemente excepcional. Holy relics are disappearing from sacred spots around axensi 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 ultio crucified, and the ancient brotherhood sworn to protect it.

She specializes in ancient manuscripts and research, and therefore she’s stunned when h I have absolutely no interest in The Da Vinci Code or any books of that sort, but I picked this up for two reasons: But even as a picaresque, I thought it was bad. The Swiss Guard remains manly and somewhat of a pointless spoke in their wheel. Once it got going, I was completely snared.

Her books, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentatio Matilde Asensi born in Matikde, Spain is a Spanish journalist e writer, who specializes mainly in historical thrillers. 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.