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By Ildefonso Falcones

ISBN-10: 1440630410

ISBN-13: 9781440630415

At final: The foreign bestseller— which has already bought approximately 2 million copies worldwide—comes to the USA!

Cathedral of the Sea, Ildefonso Falcones’s enchanting old novel approximately medieval Barcelona, was once Spain’s no 1 bestseller for a whole 12 months. Rights have bought in thirtytwo nations thus far, and comparisons to Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth are being made. Who higher to convey you this overseas sensation than Follett’s personal publisher?

Cathedral of the ocean follows the fortunes of the Estanyol relatives, from their peasant roots to a son, Arnau, who flees the land in basic terms to achieve superb wealth and devastating difficulties. in the course of Arnau’s lifetime Barcelona turns into a urban of sunshine and darkness, ruled by way of the development of the city’s nice pride—the cathedral of Santa Maria del Mar—and via its disgrace, the lethal Inquisition. A s a tender guy, Arnau joins the robust guild of stone-workers and is helping to construct the church along with his personal arms, whereas his ally and followed brother Joan stories to develop into a clergyman. while Arnau, who secretly loves a forbidden Jewish girl named Mar, is betrayed and hauled earlier than the Inquisitor, he reveals himself faceto- face together with his personal brother. Will he lose his existence simply as his loved Cathedral of the Sea is eventually completed?

An unforgettable fresco of a golden age in fourteenth-century Barcelona, Cathedral of the Sea is a narrative of friendship and revenge, of affection and warfare.

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