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The day of atonement [electronic resource] : A Novel. David Liss.

Liss, David. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781588369635 (electronic bk)
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNALThe bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of "atmospheric" (The Washington Post), "page-turning" (The Baltimore Sun), "tremendously smart" (Newsweek) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement, David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one man's quest for justice--and retribution. Sebastiâo Raposa is only thirteen when his parents are unjustly imprisoned, never to be seen again, and he is forced to flee Portugal lest he too fall victim to the Inquisition. But ten years in exile only serve to whet his appetite for vengeance. Returning at last to Lisbon, in the guise of English businessman Sebastian Foxx, he is no longer a frightened boy but a dangerous man tormented by violent impulses. Haunted by the specter of all he has...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2597 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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