THE GEOGRAPHER'S LIBRARY.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Penguin, 2005. dj. Hardcover first edition - A highly praised debut novel, one which moves between the twelfth-century where a Sicilian cat burglar snatches a sack of artifacts from the king's geographer's library, and these alchemical tools and objects are soon scattered all over the world. Nine hundred years later that a young reporter investigating the suspicious death of a local professor stumbles upon evidence that someone is collecting them again. Alan Furst called this 'magnetic and sharply written, with excellent history, a strong narrative, and a mind of its own.' 374 pp. ISBN: 1594200386.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
Book ID: 45138
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