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Katherine Neville

Autor(a) de The Eight

11+ Works 8,145 Membros 374 Reviews 28 Favorited

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Séries

Obras de Katherine Neville

The Eight (1988) 4,898 cópias
The Fire (2008) 1,348 cópias
The Magic Circle (1998) 1,188 cópias
Calculated Risk (1992) 534 cópias
I'd Kill for That: A Serial Novel by 13 authors (2004) — Contribuinte — 144 cópias
Musta kuningatar. 1. nide (1989) 11 cópias
Musta kuningatar. 2. nide (1989) 10 cópias
The Tuesday Club (2017) 3 cópias
The Haunted West, Volume 1 (2018) 2 cópias
Oito Volume I 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Thriller: Stories To Keep You Up All Night (2006) — Contribuinte — 763 cópias
Sisters in Crime 4 (1991) — Contribuinte — 105 cópias
The Mystery Box (2013) — Contribuinte — 93 cópias
Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War (2014) — Contribuinte — 71 cópias
Chesapeake Crimes: They Had It Comin' (2010) — Prefácio, algumas edições12 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
NEVILLE, Katherine
Data de nascimento
1945-08-04
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Locais de residência
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Washington, D.C., USA
New York, New York, USA
San Francisco, California, USA
Warrenton, Virginia, USA
Educação
University of Denver
Ocupação
novelist
banker
commercial artist
model
painter
Relacionamentos
Pribram, Karl H. (husband)
Organizações
Bank of America (VP)
Pequena biografia
Katherine Neville (born April 4, 1945) is an American author who writes adventure novels. Her novels include The Eight, A Calculated Risk, and The Magic Circle. In 2008, she released The Fire, the sequel to The Eight.

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Discussions

Has anyone ever read [Katherine Neville] The Eight? em Historical Mysteries (Outubro 2008)

Resenhas

Bulletin of Metropolitan Museum of Art
 
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Docent-MFAStPete | outras 136 resenhas | May 27, 2024 |
El fuego
Katherine Neville
Publicado: 2008 | 470 páginas
Novela Aventuras Intriga

Hace veinte años comenzó la partida. Ha llegado el momento de realizar la siguiente jugada. El juego vuelve a empezar. Colorado, 2003: Alexandra Solarin recibe una inesperada invitación a la fiesta de cumpleaños de su madre, Catherine Velis, quien nunca antes había celebrado este día. Años atrás, la propia Cat, junto a su marido, había repartido por diferentes países del mundo las fabulosas piezas del ajedrez de Montglane para que nadie nunca pudiera reunirlas y hacerse con el secreto poder que contienen. Cuando Alexandra llega a la casa familiar en las Rocosas, la vivienda está vacía. Su madre no aparece pero sí una serie de invitados igualmente inesperados. Algo sumamente importante está ocurriendo y Alexandra acepta el reto de seguir las misteriosas pistas que ha preparado su madre. La búsqueda la llevará desde Colorado hasta las lejanas tierras de Rusia y el mismo corazón de Washington, ciudad donde reside, y se encontrará en medio de un juego ancestral cuya existencia ni sospechaba. Los invitados a la fiesta serán sus compañeros de viaje; sin embargo, no todos jugarán de su lado. Porque, si bien todos persiguen las piezas del ajedrez, no todos lo hacen con las mismas intenciones. Una novela que te marcará la vida igual que lo hizo «El ocho». El juego vuelve a empezar.… (mais)
 
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libreriarofer | outras 202 resenhas | Mar 20, 2024 |
 
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gutierrezmonge | outras 136 resenhas | Oct 27, 2023 |
Enjoyed reading this book.
The plot is intricate, or should I say labyrinthine? It has plot within a plot. Story within a story. Flashback with in a flashback. This novel though enchanting (like the Arabian Nights), it is by no means an easy read - it demands ample time and concentration.

What makes the novel interesting as well as complicated is the timelines. The novel has two timelines 1) late 1700s during the time of the French revolution 2) 1970s. This timeline is narrated in the first person.

I love history, especially the medieval history. The plot revolves around a horde of historical personalities - Napolean, Catherine of Russia, Volatire, Rosseau, William Blake, Wordsworth, Marat, Czar Peter, Alexander, Isaac Newton, Fourier, etc.,Every character has a story to tell!

The plot centers on alchemy, elixir and Philosopher's stone. Cryptograms and symbology kept me really hooked. In these aspects, the book scores better than Da Vinci Code.

However, a few portions of the novel are painfully stretched, repetitive and confusing. But this novel was published way back in 1988. I assume people had a lot more time back then.
… (mais)
 
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harishwriter | outras 136 resenhas | Oct 12, 2023 |

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Obras
11
Also by
6
Membros
8,145
Popularidade
#2,971
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Resenhas
374
ISBNs
207
Idiomas
18
Favorito
28

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