The Ancient Curse by Valerio Massimo ManfrediThe Ancient Curse by Valerio Massimo Manfredi

The Ancient Curse

byValerio Massimo Manfredi

Paperback | November 11, 2010

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Manfredi . . . shows Dan Brown how it should be done' Daily ExpressAn ancient crime, with a curse that remains . . . In the darkest hours of the night at the Museum of Volterra, young archaeologist Fabrizio Castellani is immersed in his work. He has discovered that the famous Etruscan statue known as 'the shade of twilight' contains a mysterious object, seemingly enclosed within the sculpture itself. He is suddenly interrupted by a phone call from an icy female voice, warning him to abandon his research at once. A series of gruesome killings follow. The victims, who have all been involved in the desecration of an unexplored tomb, seem to be have been torn to pieces by a beast of unimaginable size. Meanwhile, as Fabrizio excavates the Etruscan tomb he discovers something extraordinary, and chilling . . . Will Fabrizio manage to unravel these secrets without being sucked into the spiral of violence himself?
Valerio Massimo Manfredi is professor of classical archaeology at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. Further to numerous academic publications, he has published thirteen works of fiction, including the Alexander trilogy which has been translated into thirty-four languages in fifty-five countries. His novel The Last Legion was released ...
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Title:The Ancient CurseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.76 × 5.12 × 0.68 inPublished:November 11, 2010Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0330464566

ISBN - 13:9780330464567

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