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The Resource Inquisition, David Gibbins

Inquisition, David Gibbins

Label
Inquisition
Title
Inquisition
Statement of responsibility
David Gibbins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
258. As the blood of martyred Christians runs through Rome's catacombs, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object to a devoted follower. Soon after, the Holy Grail disappears into the darkness of time. 1684. While overseeing the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier, Samuel Pepys attempts to retrieve a treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. Meanwhile, a Jewish merchant is tortured by the Altamanus, a secret group determined to locate the Grail. PRESENT DAY. A wreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to a mystery that marine archaeologist Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. He embarks on an epic quest that takes him to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal in Jamaica. But the spectre of the deadly Inquisition dogs his every step, and Jack must face a descent into hell itself if he is to uncover the greatest reward in Christendom
Member of
Summary
While investigating a wreck off the Cornish coast, marine archaeologist Jack Howard finds clues to the location of the Holy Grail and sets off to the sunken ruin of Port Royal, Jamaica, all the while hunted by those who seek the Grail for nefarious purposes
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10651168
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibbins, David J. L
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Jack Howard series
Series volume
10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Howard, Jack (Fictitious character)
  • Shipwrecks
  • Marine archaeologists
  • Grail
Target audience
adult
Label
Inquisition, David Gibbins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Holy Grail is about to be unearthed"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-355)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061464882
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 355 pages
Isbn
9781472230225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1020308176
Label
Inquisition, David Gibbins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"The Holy Grail is about to be unearthed"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-355)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061464882
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 355 pages
Isbn
9781472230225
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1020308176

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