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The Geographer's Library: A Novel
by Jon Fasman

Published by Penguin

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When a reclusive scholar dies under obscure circumstances, reporter Paul Tomm is assigned to write his obituary. But when the coroner in the case is murdered, Tomm finds himself pursuing a story that began nine hundred years ago with the theft of alchemical instruments from the court geographer of Sicily. As Tomm investigates their present whereabouts, we are introduced to these charmed -- and sometimes cursed -- artifacts and the men and women who coveted them in ages past: a Genoese merchant, a Soviet engineer, an elderly Chinese father. For the objects in The Geographer's Library have powers that go well beyond the transmutation of lead into gold. 



pub date: 2006-02-28 | paperback | 9780143036623