Most widely held works about Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Most widely held works by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
The queen of the South by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
102 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 19 languages and held by 2,212 libraries worldwide
When she discovers that her boyfriend Guero, a Mexican drug smuggler, has been killed by rivals and that she is the next target, Teresa Mendoza must give up her old life and become a member of a dark and deadly world in order to survive.
Captain Alatriste by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
115 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 1,904 libraries worldwide
Wounded seventeenth-century Spanish soldier Alatriste works as a swordsman-for-hire in Madrid, but when his latest job takes an unexpectedly deadly turn, he realizes he is in the employ of one of the Spanish Inquisition's most dangerous figures.
The nautical chart by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
82 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 1,848 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 fencing master by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
151 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 16 languages and held by 1,817 libraries worldwide
A murder mystery in 1886 Madrid featuring an old fencing master who still teaches in the age of the pistol. He is famous for his unstoppable thrust and one day a beautiful woman arrives asking he teach it to her. The novel traces their relationship. By the author of The Flanders Panel.
The Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
142 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 23 languages and held by 1,802 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.
The painter of battles : a novel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
51 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,773 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.
The Seville communion by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
113 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 16 languages and held by 1,733 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.
Purity of blood by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
82 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 10 languages and held by 1,668 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 Flanders panel by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
158 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 22 languages and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
A whodunit set in the art world. The protagonist is Julia, an art restoration expert in Madrid who is cleaning a 15th Century painting. The painting shows a duke and his knight playing chess and the story begins when, with the aid of x-rays, Julia discovers an inscription hidden in a corner, "Who killed the knight?"
The sun over Breda by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
90 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 11 languages and held by 1,426 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 king's gold by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
53 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,275 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.--From publisher description.
The cavalier in the yellow doublet by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
47 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,270 libraries worldwide
In the cosmopolitan world of seventeenth-century Madrid, with its posh theaters and gleaming palaces, Captain Alatriste and his protégé, Íñigo, become unwilling participants in a court conspiracy that could lead them both to the gallows.
Pirates of the Levant by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,015 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.
Cabo Trafalgar : un relato naval by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 457 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.
Un dia de cólera by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 369 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 asedio by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
8 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and Italian and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Cádiz, España, el año es 1811. En las calles de la ciudad más liberal de Europa mujeres jóvenes aparecen desolladas a latigazos. En cada lugar, antes del hallazgo del cadáver, ha caído una bomba francesa. Eso traza sobre la ciudad un mapa superpuesto y siniestro: un complejo tablero de ajedrez donde la mano de un jugador oculto--un asesino despiadado, el azar, las curvas de artillería, la dirección de los vientos, el cálculo de probabilidades mueve piezas que deciden el destino de los protagonistas: un policía corrupto y brutal, la heredera de una importante casa comercial gaditana, un capitán corsario de pocos escrúpulos, un taxidermista misántropo y espía, un enternecedor guerrillero de las salinas y un excéntrico artillero a quien las guerras importan menos que resolver el problema técnico del corto alcance de sus obuses.
El húsar by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Andalousie, 1808. Les troupes napoléoniennes, entrées en Espagne, viennent de subir un cuisant revers à Bailén. Parmi elles, Frédéric Glüntz et Michel de Bourmont, officiers du 4e régiment de hussards, rêvent de gloire. Mais l'ivresse du sang et de la mort aura raison des idéaux des deux jeunes gens.
La sombra del águila by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
50 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Esta novela narra una historia basada en un hecho real: durante la campaña de Rusia de 1812, en un combate adverso para las tropas napoleónicas, un batallón de antiguos prisioneros españoles, enrolados a la fuerza en el ejército francés, intenta desertar, pasándose a los rusos. Interpretando erróneamente el movimiento, el Emperador lo toma por un acto de heroísmo y ordena en su auxilio una carga de caballería que tendrá imprevisibles consecuencias.
Un asunto de honor by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and Russian and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Novella about the innocent young Maria, whose bookish interests centre on swashbuckling piratical adventures ; her virginity is for sale at a bordello, until she is rescued by Manolo. A new twist on the Cinderella tale. Includes an account of how the novella became the movie Cachito.
Con ánimo de ofender, 1998-2001 by Arturo Pérez-Reverte ( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Spanish and Russian and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Artikler der tidligere er udgivet i "El Semanal" i årene 1998-2001. Artiklerne omhandler noget af det der vækker forfatterens harme, humor eller påskønnelse. Fra dagens politikere til historiske personerligheder, fra præsternes dobbeltmoral til de utilpassede mennesker forfatteren har mødt.
Adventure stories Alatriste, Diego (Fictitious character) Antiquarians Art Art, Flemish Artists Audiobooks Betrayal Book collectors Books Catholic Church Catholic church buildings Catholics Chess Clergy Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drug traffic Fencing coaches Fiction France Historical fiction Historical fiction History Large type books Manners and customs Mercenary troops Mexico Napoleonic Conquest of Spain (1808-1813) Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) Netherlands Pérez-Reverte, Arturo Photographers Pirates Quevedo, Francisco de,--1580-1645 Rare books--Collectors and collecting Sailors Soldiers Spain Spain--Madrid Spain--Seville Spaniards Spanish fiction Swordsmen Thirty Years' War (1618-1648) Trafalgar, Battle of (1805) Treasure troves War--Psychological aspects Women art historians Women drug dealers Young women
Peres-Reverte, Arturo 1951-
Pérez Reverte, Arturo 1951-
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Reverte, Arturo Pérez-, 1951-
Перес-Реверте, Артуро 1951-
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