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Klub Dante by Matthew Pearl, Martina Čičin-Šain

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Klub Dante Godina je a na doma in u arobnom svijetu knjige mladi je ameri ki pisac Matthew Pearl Pa da ga upoznamo malo bolje Jo kao student na Harvardu napisao je briljantan rad o Danteu koji mu je donio nagradu Ameri kog udru enja dantista Ubrzo nakon toga diplomirao je englesku i ameri ku knji evnost summa cum laude dakako napisao predgovor najnovijem ameri kom izdanju Bo anstvene komedije upisao pravo na Yaleu a rad koji mu je priskrbio presti nu nagradu pretvorio u super uspje an roman koji tjednima nije silazio s bestseller lista irom svijeta a do danas je preveden na vi e od trideset jezika A sada pri ite malo bli e pa da vidimo to se krije iza naslova Klub Dante Skupina bostonskih intelektualaca intenzivno radi na prvom prijevodu Danteove Bo anstvene komedije u Americi Pjesnici i harvardski profesori Henry Wadsworth Longfellow dr Oliver Wendell Holmes James Russell Lowell te njihov potencijalni izdava J T Fields ele razbiti krute ograde novoga svijeta no mo ni aristokrati bore se svim silama da Dantea i njegove ideje zadr e izvan svojih granica Potencijalna opasnost od stranih knji evnih djela jednaka je onoj koju donose talijanski emigranti na ameri kim obalama No intelektualno nadmetanje ubrzo e zasjeniti niz brutalnih ubojstava na podru ju Bostona i Cambridgea a umorstvo uglednog bostonskog suca lana aristokratske Nove Engleske kojeg su izjeli crvi od krinut e vrata Danteova Pakla I dok policija tapka u mjestu nitko osim danteovaca ne razumije da kazna upu uje na grijeh a da su sa svakom novom rtvom krugovi Pakla sve u i a grijesi sve mra niji

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In the annals of American firefighting the early s were a dark time Volunteer fire companies operated less as public servants and more as rival gangs defying city regulations extorting money from victims sabotaging other companies to put out fires first or letting them burn out of pure spite Willard Sears a Boston builder and abolitionist set out to change all that with a vision for a fire company that would bring professionalism to a field laced with corruption and violence and gathered a ragtag group to follow him under the banner of Company Eight Ultimately Sears quest would pit him against the most powerful forces in the city in a battle that would shape the future of firefighting in America Writer Matthew Pearl delves into historical archives to bring to life for the first time a true story of courage and persistence, A magnificent blend of fact and fiction a brilliantly realized paean to Dante s continued grip on our imagination and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end br br Words can bleed br br In Boston the literary geniuses of the Dante Club poets and Harvard professors Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dr Oliver Wendell Holmes and James Russell Lowell along with publisher J T Fields are finishing America s first translation of The Divine Comedy and preparing to unveil Dante s remarkable visions to the New World The powerful Boston Brahmins at Harvard College are fighting to keep Dante in obscurity believing that the infiltration of foreign superstitions into American minds will prove as corrupting as the immigrants arriving at Boston Harbor br br 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 br br 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 br br The Dante Club is a magnificent blend of fact and fiction a brilliantly realized paean to Dante s continued grip on our imagination and a captivating thriller that will surprise readers from beginning to end, b Matthew Pearl s upcoming novel i The Technologists i is a stunning historical thriller based on the early days of America s great institution of learning MIT and a depraved killer teaching Boston to fear its own shadow In this original eBook short story Pearl delves further into the turbulent world of nineteenth century academia to re create a shocking real life and all but forgotten crime b br br William Barton Rogers will one day become MIT s founder and president But in he is still a science professor at the University of Virginia A tall and commanding intellectual he epitomizes the strong and liberal ways of Mr Jefferson s University a controversial experiment in progressive thought and laissez faire governance Then a startling event rocks the school to its foundation Riots led by masked volunteers have begun roiling the campus exploiting its attitude toward discipline When one of his colleagues is brutally slain during the unrest Rogers must become a man of both words i and i deeds to capture the killer and keep an essential institution from collapsing around him br br b Includes a preview of Matthew Pearl s forthcoming novel i The Technologists i which Joseph Finder calls the best yet from a true master of the historical thriller b, The acclaimed author of The Dante Club reinvigorates the historical thriller Matthew Pearl s spellbinding new novel transports readers to tumultuous nineteenth century Boston where the word technology represents a bold and frightening new concept The fight for the future will hinge on br br The Technologists br br Boston The Civil War may be over but a new war has begun one between the past and the present tradition and technology On a former marshy wasteland the daring Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising its mission to harness science for the benefit of all and to open the doors of opportunity to everyone of merit But in Boston Harbor a fiery cataclysm throws commerce into chaos as ships instruments spin inexplicably out of control Soon after another mysterious catastrophe devastates the heart of the city Is it sabotage by scientific means or Nature revolting against man s attempt to control it br br The shocking disasters cast a pall over M I T and provoke assaults from all sides rival Harvard labor unions and a sensationalistic press With their first graduation and the very survival of their groundbreaking college now in doubt a band of the Institute s best and brightest students secretly come together to save innocent lives and track down the truth armed with ingenuity and their unique scientific training br br Led by charity scholar Marcus Mansfield a quiet Civil War veteran and one time machinist struggling to find his footing in rarefied Boston society the group is rounded out by irrepressible Robert Richards the bluest of Beacon Hill bluebloods Edwin Hoyt class genius and brilliant freshman Ellen Swallow the Institute s lone ostracized female student Working against their small secret society from within and without are the arrayed forces of a stratified culture determined to resist change at all costs and a dark mastermind bent on the utter destruction of the city br br Studded with suspense and soaked in the rich historical atmosphere for which its author is renowned The Technologists is a dazzling journey into a dangerous world not so very far from our own as the America we know today begins to shimmer into being