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The Dante Club /

Matthew Pearl.

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Main Author: Pearl, Matthew.
Other Names: Gaines, Boyd.
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, ℗2003.
Edition: Abridged ed.
Topics: Authors - Fiction. | Insects - Fiction. | Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 - Appreciation - Fiction. | Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 - Fiction. | Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 - Fiction.
Regions: Boston (Mass.) - Fiction. | Massachusetts - Boston.
Genres: Talking books. | Audiobooks. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Compact discs. | Talking books. | Audiobooks. | Detective and mystery stories. | Audiobooks.
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Physical Description: 5 audio discs (approximately 6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN: 074351792X
Summary: The members of the Dante Club fight to keep a sacred literary cause alive, but their plans fall apart when a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge. Only this small group of scholars realizes that the gruesome killings are modeled on the descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's Inferno. With the lives of the Boston elite and Dante's literary future in America at stake, the Dante Club members must find the killer before the authorities discover their secret. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes and an outcast police officer named Nicholas Rey, the first black member of the Boston police department, must place their careers on the line to end the terror. Together, they discover that the source of the murders lies closer to home than they ever could have imagined.
Performer: Read by Boyd Gaines.
Notes: Compact discs.
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