By Dan Chaon
From the award-winning writer of Among the lacking, becoming Ends, and You take me back to the fact of Me, comes an bold, gripping, and fantastically written new novel approximately id and id robbery, within the culture of The gifted Mr. Ripley and Case Histories. 3 strangers who're looking for their manner within the wake of loss develop into entwined in an identification robbery scheme, which has a powerful effect on all of them. instantly a gripping page-turner, a gorgeously written mental learn, and a meditation on identification within the smooth international, this can be a literary novel with the haunting momentum of a mystery.
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Josh was surprised by how direct the knight was being with him. “You didn’t seem too sure about that earlier. ” he asked quickly. He needed to find out what Palamedes knew about the twins and, more importantly, about the Alchemyst. But Palamedes ignored the question. “It doesn’t matter if you are the legendary twins or not. What matters is that Flamel believes it. More importantly, Dee believes it also. Because of that, an extraordinary series of events has been put in motion: Bastet is abroad again, the Morrigan is back on this earth, the Disir brought the Nidhogg to Paris.
He sounded disappointed Sophie nodded quickly. “Battles are won by men. ” Josh asked, surprised. “Mars did,” Sophie said, shaking her head to clear the sudden influx of memories. “Don’t you see? Mars was the ultimate strategist; he never lost a battle. ” Josh asked the question Sophie was thinking. Before she could answer, the door to the long metal hut suddenly creaked open and a figure in soiled mechanic’s overalls bustled down the steps. Small and slight, with stooped shoulders and a long oval face, the man blinked nearsightedly at the cab.
Filled with oil instead of water. It’s deeper than it looks and is lined with spikes. If anything falls in … well, let’s just say that they’re not climbing out. ” Josh asked quickly, glancing at his sister. “We,” the knight confirmed. ” Josh asked. “I am not alone,” Palamedes agreed with a quick grin, teeth white against his dark face. He drove on, past the bridge, and another alleyway curved and ended at a solid metal wall of crushed and flattened cars. It was thick with blood-colored rust. Palamedes slowed but didn’t stop.
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