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- Description#1 bestselling author and Dagger Award winner Arturo Perez-Reverte delivers an epic historical tale following the dangerous and passionate love affair between a beautiful high society woman and an elegant thief. A story of romance, adventure, and espionage, this vel solidifies Perez-Reverte as an international literary giant. En route from Lisbon to Bues Aires in 1928, Max and Mecha meet aboard a luxurious transatlantic cruise ship. There Max teaches the stunning stranger and her erudite husband to dance the tango. A steamy affair ignites at sea and continues as the seedy decadence of Bues Aires envelops the secret lovers. Nice, 1937. Still drawn to one ather a decade later, Max and Mecha rekindle their dalliance. In the wake of a perilous mission gone awry, Mecha looks after her charming paramour until a deadly encounter with a Spanish spy forces him to flee. Sorrento, 1966. Max once again runs into trouble and Mecha. She offers him temporary shelter from the KGB agents on his trail, but their undeniable attraction offers only a small glimmer of hope that their paths will ever cross again. Arturo Perez-Reverte is at his finest here, offering readers a bittersweet, richly rendered portrait of a powerful, forbidden love story that burns brightly over forty years, from the fervor of youth to the dawn of old age.
- Author(s)Arturo Perez-Reverte
- PublisherAtria Books
- Date of Publication07/06/2016
- SubjectRomance & Sagas
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAtria Books
- Weight590 g
- Width160 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine36 mm
- Format DetailsSewn,Cloth over boards
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