The Creator's Map by Emilio Calderón audiobook

The Creator's Map

By Emilio Calderón
Translated by Katherine Silver
Read by Tony Chiroldes

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As Fascism rises and falls, a Spanish architect, a young librarian, and an Italian prince are entangled in a web of passion and espionage. Rome, 1952. Like all of Europe, Spanish architect José María struggles to recover from the chaos of the past fifteen years. Then one day he learns about the mysterious death by decapitation of an old acquaintance. Memories rush back—and the story moves back in time to 1937. Fascism is on the rise. José and his wife Montse wait out the Spanish Civil War at the Spanish Academy in Rome. When they sell an ancient text found in the Academy's forgotten archive, they become embroiled in a Nazi plot to collect mystical artifacts for the practice of the black arts. Most coveted by the Führer himself: The Creator's Map, a document showing the power centers of the universe, said to be traced by God's own hand. Enter a sinister Italian prince with dark plans of his own and the stage is set for a tale of political intrigue, romantic entanglements, deceit, and divided loyalties, rich with historical detail and 1940s noir suspense.

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As Fascism rises and falls, a Spanish architect, a young librarian, and an Italian prince are entangled in a web of passion and espionage.

Rome, 1952. Like all of Europe, Spanish architect José María struggles to recover from the chaos of the past fifteen years. Then one day he learns about the mysterious death by decapitation of an old acquaintance. Memories rush back—and the story moves back in time to 1937.

Fascism is on the rise. José and his wife Montse wait out the Spanish Civil War at the Spanish Academy in Rome. When they sell an ancient text found in the Academy's forgotten archive, they become embroiled in a Nazi plot to collect mystical artifacts for the practice of the black arts. Most coveted by the Führer himself: The Creator's Map, a document showing the power centers of the universe, said to be traced by God's own hand.

Enter a sinister Italian prince with dark plans of his own and the stage is set for a tale of political intrigue, romantic entanglements, deceit, and divided loyalties, rich with historical detail and 1940s noir suspense.

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Author Bio: Emilio Calderón

Author Bio: Emilio Calderón

Emilio Calderón is a historian, editor, and author. He is the founder of Editorial Cirene, a publishing house in Spain. In 1995 he began writing young adult fiction. In 2003, Calderón received the Valle-Inclán Fellowship of the Spanish Royal Academy in Rome. The result was his first novel for adults, The Creator’s Map, the translation rights to which have been sold in more than twenty countries.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 8.43
Audience: Adult
Language: English