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Richard went on to write The Hot Zone and The Cobra Event, which tells you all you need to know about what it was like to grow up with him as a brother. During the course of unraveling the mystery, the truth behind a priceless, missing Stradivarius violin is revealed and a potentially apocalyptic riot with Messianic Christians is averted.

Preston and Child live miles apart and write their books together via telephone, fax, and the Internet. I really enjoyed the banter between these two characters while they were abroad, not only because it was entertaining in and of itself, but also because it reminded me of some of the conversations between Benton Fraser and Ray Vecchio in my most favorite TV series ever, Due South. Along for the ride is Sgt D’Agosta, a Southampton cop who has had his own recent bad luck.

TWO TIMES in this book people were shackled with handcuffs that somehow turned into duct tape to make it easier to escape or vise versa. When Pendergast says to his friend D’Agosta, “My dear Vincent,” I can actually hear his sophisticated southern drawl in my mind, and I have to smile. Basically if you like unstoppable excitement from page one that goes on for book after book, then you need the Pendergast series in your life. For other uses, see Brimstone disambiguation.

If you like mysteries, thrillers, horror, dark humor, crime drama, etc. Be the first to add this to a list. Published Milan BUR, But as they slowly learn details, they are off to Italy to following a lead about a missing instrument which introduces Viola Maskelene and Diogenes Pendergast as well as the finale. The chase to solve this case takes the pair to Italy when they find themselves suddenly being hunted by the person they are investigating.


They made you feel like you had just been stripped of your secrets. I started reading these authors books by accident when I picked up Relic first and then Reliquary. View all 6 comments. Notable events in his early life included the loss of a fingertip at the age of three to a bicycle; the loss of his two front teeth to his brother Richard’s fist; and various broken bones, also incurred in dust-ups with Richard.

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His eight-year stint at the Museum resulted in the non-fiction book, Dinosaurs in the Attic, edited by a rising young star at St.

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Preston continues a magazine writing career by contributing regularly to Odssier New Yorker magazine. They have a way of keeping you on the edge of your seat I loved all the details of the city of Florence along with the art and history references. Grove, a wealthy man, has died in the most bizarre way, burnt from the inside out with a cloven hoof burned into the flooring.

Pendergast 1 – 10 of 18 books. I really like how these authors shed insight into different cities and cultures so that you are actually learning about a dossisr you’ve never been. I am a Preston-Child junkie, there I admit and don’t have a single regret.

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The first–and I think the best–book in the Diogenes Pendergast trilogy, which is simply not to be missed. That completes the bromstone up to date.

They were local celebrities, often appearing in the “Police Notes” section of The Wellesley Townsman. After graduating, Preston began his career at the American Museum of Natural Brimstonw in New York as an editor, writer, and eventually manager of publications. But the Pendergast series of novels, Brimstone particularly, had just the right mood, dark, but with other aspects of humor, adventure, violence, shockand the pace is just right. Agent Pendergast is up to his old tricks again.

To ask other readers questions about Dossier Brimstoneplease sign up. Rex, Child turned to Preston and said: If I read this back inI would have had to wait rossier year for the next book, and that would have been torture! The ending is one of the better endings in the series. He slides into the story arc like a snake, compounding the grim picture that the authors had already painted of the Pendergast clan.


The two characters are at their best when they are playing off of one another. Diogenes Trilogy, Aloysius Pendergast.

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Public Private login e. Who blocked the door from the inside after the killer left? There are a lot of literary flashpoints in these stories TIme to make it happen!!!

Il mattino seguente viene trovato arso vivo in una camera chiusa dall’interno. So I’ve had this book on my shelf for years. The faults of her character are not truly apparent until the following book, however, and so Brimstone remains readable. The uncertain ending, though, makes me glad that I have started reading this book with a few of its sequels already published! I read this book a long time ago and really loved it then just as I loved again this time around.

The authors indicate they were paying homage to “The Monk” and other Gothic Romances and they did a nice job with that twist.

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A friend got it for me a few Christmas’s ago and I hadn’t bothered to pick it up because I wasn’t brimstoone I would like it. A ritualistic crime has occurred of course it has–this is after all, a Pendergast novel at a Brlmstone Island mansion.

The authors indicate they were paying homage to “The Monk” and other G Special Agent Pendergast’s brother Diogenes is the subject of this and the next two books in the series.