The Resource The devils of Cardona, Matthew Carr

The devils of Cardona, Matthew Carr

Label
The devils of Cardona
Title
The devils of Cardona
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Carr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this gripping historical thriller set in sixteenth-century Spain, a Catholic priest is murdered by a mysterious Muslim avenger as the Inquisition continues to force Moriscos to live and worship as Christians. In March 1584, the priest of Belamar de la Sierra, a small town in Aragon near the French border, is murdered in his own church. Most of the town's inhabitants are Moriscos, former Muslims who converted to Catholicism. Anxious to avert a violent backlash on the eve of a royal visit, an adviser to King Philip II appoints local magistrate Bernardo de Mendoza to investigate. A soldier and humanist, Mendoza doesn't always live up to the moral standards expected of court officials, but he has a reputation for incorruptibility. From the beginning, Mendoza finds almost universal hatred for the priest. And it isn't long before he's drawn into a complex and dangerous world in which greed, fanaticism, and state policy overlap. And as the killings continue, Mendoza's investigation is overshadowed by the real prospect of an ethnic and religious civil war. By turns an involving historical thriller and a novel with parallels to our own time, The Devils of Cardona is an unexpected and compelling read"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carr, Matthew
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6103.A7273
LC item number
D49 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clergy
  • Murder
  • Inquisition
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • Spain
Label
The devils of Cardona, Matthew Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
925397927
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781101982730
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016006811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Label
The devils of Cardona, Matthew Carr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
925397927
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9781101982730
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016006811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map

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