Montglane Service

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New York City, 1972: A dabbler in mathematics and chess, Catherine Velis is also a computer expert for a Big Eight accounting firm. Before heading off to a new assignment in Algeria, Cat has her palm read by a fortune-teller. The woman warns Cat of danger. Then an antiques dealer approaches Cat with a mysterious offer: He has an anonymous client who is trying to collect the pieces of an ancient chess service, purported to be in Algeria. If Cat can bring the pieces back, there will be a generous reward.

The south of France, 1790: Mireille de Rémy and her cousin Valentine are young novices at the fortress-like Montglane Abbey. With France aflame in revolution, the two girls burn to rebel against constricted convent life - and their means of escape is at hand. Buried deep within the abbey are pieces of the Montglane Chess Service, once owned by Charlemagne. Whoever reassembles the pieces can play a game of unlimited power. But to keep the Game a secret from those who would abuse it, the two young women must scatter the pieces throughout the world.

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  • 1. Titel

    • The Eight

    • Autor: Katherine Neville
    • Sprecher: Susan Denaker
    • Spieldauer: 25 Std. und 49 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    New York City, 1972: A dabbler in mathematics and chess, Catherine Velis is also a computer expert for a Big Eight accounting firm. Before heading off to a new assignment in Algeria, Cat has her palm read by a fortune-teller. The woman warns Cat of danger. Then an antiques dealer approaches Cat with a mysterious offer: He has an anonymous client who is trying to collect the pieces of an ancient chess service, purported to be in Algeria. If Cat can bring the pieces back, there will be a generous reward.

    Regulärer Preis: 45,50 €

  • 2. Titel

    • The Fire

    • Autor: Katherine Neville
    • Sprecher: Susan Denaker
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 44 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Sprecher
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    Katherine Neville's groundbreaking novel The Eight dazzled audiences more than 20 years ago and set the literary stage for the epic thriller. A quest for a mystical chess service that once belonged to Charlemagne, it spans two centuries and three continents, and intertwines historic and modern plots, archaeological treasure hunts, esoteric riddles, and puzzles encrypted with clues from the ancient past. Now the global adventure continues in Neville's long-anticipated sequel: The Fire.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • Von Blabla Am hilfreichsten 09.12.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €