By Arturo Pérez-Reverte
¿Puede un libro ser investigado policialmente como si de un crimen se tratara, utilizando como pistas sus páginas, papel, grabados y marcas de impresión, en un apasionante recorrido de tres siglos?
Lucas Corso, mercenario de l. a. bibliofilia, cazador de libros por cuenta ajena, debe encontrar respuesta a esa pregunta cuando recibe un doble encargo de sus clientes: autentificar un manuscrito de Los tres mosqueteros y descifrar el enigma de un extraño libro, quemado en 1667 con el hombre que lo imprimió.
La indagación arrastra a Corso —y con él, irremediablemente al lector— a una peligrosa búsqueda que lo llevara de los archivos del Santo Oficio a los libros condenados, de las polvorientas librerías de viejo a las más selectas bibliotecas de los coleccionistas internacionales.
Construida con excepcional talento narrativo, El membership Dumas sitúa pieza a pieza una trama excitante, minuciosa y compleja, donde se dan cita los ingredientes de los angeles novela clásica por entregas, los relatos policiacos y de misterio, los juegos de adivinación y las técnicas del folletín de aventuras.
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To cross the water. You are psychologically traveling to a higher position at which you will attain acceptance of the good in you. Symbolically; your mind is like water, as it takes the shape of any vessel into which it is poured. To "cross the great water" means you should come to a clear-cut decision regarding the desire or plan that moved you to consult the I Ching. It is to your advantage to incline your mind vigorously and defi nitely toward coming to a conclusion and bringing some closure to the situation or at least bringing it to a new stage.
It makes no difference how much you have erred or polluted your deep er mind. The minute you reverse your pattern of thinking and imagining to conform to whatsoever things are true, lovely, noble, and God-like , there is an immediate response by your subconscious mind, and the past is forgotten and remembered no more. 25 C H AP T E R 4 • e ess IS 0 • In ers • Ul ance he ageless wisdom of China and India teaches that the Living Spirit (God), the formless, faceless entity called Tao in China, clothed Itself in mat ter and descended into materiality In other words, God imagined Himself to be Man and all things in the universe, and in doing so He became that which He imagined Himself to be.
Keep in tune with the Infinite and you will never be humiliated. You are a child of God. Exalt God in the midst of you. • 5 . Mistake: You had an eraser at the end of your pencil when you went to school. The teacher knew you were going to make mistakes. Don't become angry because you err; you have the opportunity to correct the mistake. This is how you grow and learn in life. Your mistakes are stepping stones to your triumph and success in life. 6. Remorse: No use crying over spilt milk. Bless the situation and walk on doing the best you can, realizing God's love floods your mind and heart.
El club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte