The Phoenix of Prague

The Phoenix of Prague

Book - 1996
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"The Phoenix of Prague is a novel set in the darkly beautiful and storied city of Prague, a year after the Velvet Revolution. At issue in this novel of intrigue is a collection of fine art once held by the Czech dictator Ceaucescu. When paintings from his collection - presumed lost - begin showing up at auction, British intelligence sends Jan Capek back to his native Prague to trace their source." "Penetrating the heart of an anti-communist conspiracy that is mining such stolen treasures for cash, Jan comes face-to-face with their cunning, charismatic, and deadly leader. The course of his investigation sends him hunting through the labyrinth of centuries-old tunnels that underlie the city, bluffing his way into the criminals' confidence...and trying to get out again, alive."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1996
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312151898
0312151896
Call Number: M Skeggs D
Characteristics: 311 p. ; 22 cm

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