The Creator's Map
ISBN 9781440636721 | 272 pages | 17 Jul 2008 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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A beautiful librarian pursued by the Nazis must protect a mysterious document said to be penned by God's own hand" An intricately plotted, compelling read that vividly conjures up the Rome of World War II."
Emilio Calderón is a true master of the historical novel, able to infuse a specific time and place with clarion detail and an aura of magic. In The Creator's Map, he vividly re-creates the shadowy schemes, romantic entanglements, and divided loyalties of a Europe torn apart by World War II. Told from the perspective of José María, a Spanish architect in Rome, The Creator's Map brings to life the harrowing days surrounding the rise and fall of fascism as he, along with a passionate young librarian and an Italian prince, become entangled in a web of intrigue, love, and deceit involving a fateful map whose secrets have the power to destroy them.
-Juan Gómez-Jurado, author of God's Spy
" A narrative that combines the historical novel and the espionage thriller . . . a story whose stylistic and thematic beauty surpasses the expectations of even the most demanding of readers . . . a stunning work of fiction."
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