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The Historian

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,553 Ratings and 1,553 Reviews

Book Description
If your pulse flutters at the thought of castle ruins and descents into crypts by moonlight, you will savor every creepy page of Elizabeth Kostova's long but beautifully structured thriller The Historian. The story opens in Amsterdam in 1972, when a teenage girl discovers a medieval book and a cache of yellowed letters in her diplomat father's library. The pages of the book are empty except for a... More
Book Information
PublisherBack Bay Books
BindingPaperback (38 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages704
Publication Date10/01/2006
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About Elizabeth Kostova (Author) : Elizabeth Kostova is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Elizabeth Kostova include The Historian and The Historian.
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3/25/2012 Regina Legaspi said: Fantastic blend of history and myth. Just finished reading, and I will read The Historian again and again.

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9/24/2009 Richele McFarlin said:
This is one of my favorite books. It's suspenseful, thoughtful, intelligent, historical but contains an element of fantasy. It's almost like an Indiana Jones movie but darker and more sinister. This isn't a book to rush through but to take on in slow savory bites. Yes,I could go on and on...I lo... more

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