From the internationally best-selling author of Fatherland and the Cicero Trilogya chilling and dark new thriller unlike anything Robert Harris has done before.
1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote Exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefactscoins, fragments of glass, human boneswhich the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death?
Fairfax becomes determined to discover the truth. Over the course of the next six days, everything he believesabout himself, his faith, and the history of his worldwill be tested to destruction.
|Publisher:||Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.87(d)|
About the Author
ROBERT HARRIS is the author of twelve novels: Fatherland, Enigma, Archangel, Pompeii, Imperium, The Ghost Writer, Conspirata, The Fear Index, An Officer and a Spy, Dictator, Conclave, and Munich. Several of his books have been adapted to film, most recently The Ghost Writer. His work has been translated into thirty-seven languages. He lives in the village of Kintbury, England, with his wife, Gill Hornby.