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The Last Ember

Author: Levin, Daniel

Publisher: Riverhead Books

Format:Softcover
List Price:$16.00
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Stock:236

Overview:

The Last Ember : Jonathan Marcus, a young American lawyer and a former doctoral student in classics, has become a sought-after commodity among antiquities dealers. But when he is summoned to Rome to examine a client's fragment of an ancient stone map, he stumbles across a startling secret: a hidden message carved inside the stone itself. The discovery propels him on a perilous journey from the labyrinth beneath the Colosseum to the biblical-era tunnels of Jerusalem in search of a hidden 2,000-year-old artifact sought by empires throughout the ages. As Marcus and a passionate UN preservationist, Dr. Emili Travia, dig more deeply into the past, they're stunned to discover not only an ancient intelligence operation to protect the artifact, but also a ruthless modern plot to destroy all trace of it by a mysterious radical bent on erasing every remnant of Jewish and Christian presence from the Temple Mount. With a cutting-edge plot as intricately layered as the ancient sites it explores, The Last Ember is a gripping thriller spanning the high-stakes worlds of archaeology, politics, and terrorism in its portrayal of the modern struggle to define - and redefine - history itself.


Category   Subject
Fiction   Thrillers

ISBN 13:9781594484605
ISBN 10:1594484600
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:460
Size:7.95" l x 5.12" w x 1.18" h
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