The next stunning thriller from the author of SPHINX, T.S. Learner. THE TIMES called that novel 'a magnificently imagined story ...convincing characters and well-crafted prose. Learner is that rare beast: a wordsmith who can spin a yarn.' London, 1953. Classics scholar August Winthrop, veteran of the Spanish Civil War and son of a prominent American politician, has stumbled upon an extraordinary artefact: an ancient chronicle that once belonged to an infamous alchemist burned at the stake in 1646. Within the ancient text ...

The Map 2012, Sphere, London

ISBN-13: 9780751545500

Mass-market paperback