The Resource Inquisition, David Gibbins

Inquisition, David Gibbins

Label
Inquisition
Title
Inquisition
Statement of responsibility
David Gibbins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jack Howard will be tested to his limits on the trail of the fabled Holy Grail. '[The] Da Vinci Code of the deep sea' Daily Express AD 256. In Rome the emperor Valerian persecutes the Christians. Under cover of darkness, Pope Sixtus entrusts their most sacred object with a loyal follower and the Holy Grail disappears from history. 1684. Samuel Pepys has been sent by King Charles II to oversee the evacuation of the English colony of Tangier. However, he has another task; to retrieve an incredible treasure which has resurfaced after more than a thousand years. But Pepys is not the only one searching. In Portugal, the Inquisition tortures a merchant suspected of being the key to the treasure, and they will do anything to get their hands on it ...Present day. A 17th-century shipwreck off the Cornish coast reveals clues to an ancient mystery Jack Howard had thought beyond solving. Following these clues will take him on an epic quest from North Africa to the sunken ruins of the pirate city of Port Royal. But the spectre of the Inquisition dogs his steps with deadly determination, and Jack must overcome a descent into hell itself for the greatest reward in Christendom - the fabled Holy Grail
Member of
Summary
While investigating a wreck off the Cornish coast, marine archaeologist Jack Howard finds clues to the location of the Holy Grail and sets off to the sunken ruin of Port Royal, Jamaica, all the while hunted by those who seek the Grail for nefarious purposes
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10651168
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibbins, David
Dewey number
C813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jack Howard novels
Series volume
0010
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grail
  • Underwater archaeology
  • Treasure troves
Target audience
adult
Label
Inquisition, David Gibbins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781472230218
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Inquisition, David Gibbins
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9781472230218
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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