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by | Read by Lewis Grenville

Mystery & Suspense • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

The Holy Mother of Katarini icon, believed to harbor supernatural healing powers and whose theft from a Greek village in 1944 resulted in mass executions and the burning of that village, is up for sale in contemporary New York City from the holdings of Herr Kessler, a shadowy collector recently deceased. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Greek Orthodox Church, a Greek hoodlum, and numerous nefarious characters vie for the icon. Though the narration spans continents and decades, Lewis Grenville remains sure-footed, guiding the listener slowly along a complex path of double and triple-crosses. He relies on subtle pacing, rather than unique voices, as the characters move through a maze of deceit. K.A.T. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]



Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2005

CS ISBN 0792736206 $69.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 0792736249 $94.95 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 0792736257 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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