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Published by Minotaur Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Freemasons -- France -- Paris -- Fiction,
  • Ravel, Aristide (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Private investigators -- France -- Paris -- Fiction,
  • Paris (France) -- History -- 1715-1789 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSusanne Alleyn.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.L4484 C38 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23174839M
ISBN 109780312379889
LC Control Number2009007933
OCLC/WorldCa294887377

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Then, this week, when I had given up all hope of ever encountering a readable historical book written this century, I downloaded The Cavalier of the Apocalypse, enjoyed it thoroughly, and only realized after I finished that the two works are by the same author/5(26). The Cavalier of the Apocalypse, though published later, is a prequel to these, taking place ten years earlier in , during the last years of the ancien r?gime. I have followed general European practice in the naming of floors in buildings; the first floor is one flight up from the ground floor, and so on/5(34).   The Cavalier of the Apocalypse. by Susanne Alleyn. Aristide Ravel Mysteries (Book 1) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it */5(17). Get this from a library! The cavalier of the apocalypse. [Susanne Alleyn] -- A murdered man is found in a Parisian cemetery in , where struggling writer Aristide Ravel recognizes the strange symbols surrounding the body to be Masonic.

The Cavalier of the Apocalypse: Book summary and reviews of The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn.   In seething Paris, penniless writer Aristide Ravel, already suspected of subversion, must clear his name of murder. But his search for answers—with the aid of friends who may not be all that they seem—leads him into a tangle of conspiracy, secret societies, royal scandal, and imminent revolution, which grows only more complex when the corpse disappears. "Superb." (Publishers Weekly)/5.   The Paperback of the The Cavalier of the Apocalypse by Susanne Alleyn at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Author: Susanne Alleyn. The Book of the Apocalypse, Chapter 1 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to make known to his servants the things which must shortly come to pass: and signified, sending by his angel to his servant John, 2 Who hath given testimony to the word of God, and the testimony of Jesus Christ, what things soever he hath seen. 3 Blessed is he, that readeth and heareth the words.

The Cavalier of the Apocalypse. by Susanne Alleyn. Aristide Ravel Mysteries (Book 1) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it /5(17). The Cavalier of the Apocalypse is a great start to what may be a promising series. This is actually the first of the series, despite the publishing date and so it is the first of the Aristide Ravel books I've read. This is a historical mystery placed in late 18th century France. The writing is fantastic, allowing the reader to get swept away to /5(21). In The Cavalier of the Apocalypse Susanne Alleyn has discovered a very well-drawn and well-placed lead character to put us into the middle of pre-revolutionary Paris, a city as fascinating and momentous as Dickens' London, only more so. There we meet cunning police inspectors, charming young people of wealth and education, others high and low /5(22). "Reading The Cavalier of the Apocalypse is like being in France just before the Revolution. Ms. Alleyn has managed to capture the spirit of the time in the angry squalor of the poor against the backdrop of titled privilege. But the story is not a social commentary—it never stops being a splendid mystery, packed with historical detail, red herrings, surprising twists, and even a little romance.