The Prague CemeteryBook - 2011
Nineteenth-century Europe abounds with conspiracy both ghastly and mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian priests are strangled with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses by night. Every nation has its own secret service, perpetrating forgeries, plots, and massacres.
But what if, behind all of these conspiracies, lay just one man?
From Library Staff
diesellibrarian Dec 24, 2012
There is little doubt that this book is a masterpiece of modern literature - but it is certainly distasteful in parts to the modern reader. It is shot through with xenophobia and especially an unvarnished antisemitism that may have been more accepted in the late 1800s but now feels very uncomfort... Read More »