Sudden Death

Sudden Death

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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Begins with a brutal tennis match that could decide the fate of the world. The bawdy Italian painter Caravaggio and the loutish Spanish poet Quevedo battle it out before a crowd that includes Galileo, Mary Magdalene, and a generation of popes who would throw Europe into the flames. In England, Thomas Cromwell and Henry VIII behead Anne Boleyn, and her crafty executioner transforms her legendary locks into the most sought-after tennis balls of the time. Across the ocean in Mexico, conquistador Hernán Cortés and his Mayan translator and lover, La Malinche, scheme and conquer, not knowing that their domestic comedy will change the world. And in a remote Mexican colony a bishop reads Thomas More's Utopia and thinks that instead of a parody, it's a manual.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Audio, 2016
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781494587963
1494587963
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: audio file,rda
1 online resource (1 audio file (06 hr., 57 min., 46 sec.))
Additional Contributors: Fass, Robert

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