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The Cabinet of Curiosities (original 2002; edition 2012)

by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child

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Title:The Cabinet of Curiosities
Authors:Douglas Preston
Other authors:Lincoln Child
Info:Grand Central Publishing (2012), Mass Market Paperback, 656 pages
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The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston (Author) (2002)

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"Old bones...New people"

A pile of bones is found and Pendergast shows to look into the find. This is the 3 book in the Pendergast saga and even though the storyline is a little out there the whole book was an enjoyable and delightful listen. I have enjoyed getting to know Pendergast even though these books are a little on the old side I am new to the series. They are not your standard, run of the mill mystery/murder novels which is a good thing. So if you can get beyond the out bounds type of storyline you should enjoy this book and if your already a fan of Pendergast you really wound be disappointed ( )
  nursewidener | Jul 28, 2014 |
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  RistoZ | Jul 20, 2014 |
This has been the longest, and the best, book of the Pedergast series so far. An interesting story that kept me riveted and engaged, I didn't want to put this book down. So many times with longer books I have the thought that it could be shorter, I don't have that thought or desire for this book--I can't wait to read the next in the series!

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  csweder | Jul 8, 2014 |
I've read the first three of the Pendergast series, and this one is the best so far. Can't wait to get to the next one. ( )
  Robert.Zimmermann | Oct 7, 2013 |
Preston and Child continue to make me curious (ha ha) about Pendergast. They give just enough tidbits to draw me into the next book. There are some weird bits in each book that annoy me. There's this sense of obfuscation for obfuscation's sake. Also, the coincidence fairy visits a little too often. I am fascinated by the word choices. The word choices are as much a character of the novels as Pendergast ( )
  lesmel | May 18, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Preston, DouglasAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Child, LincolnAuthormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Auberjonois, RenéNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cappi, Andrea CarloTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Marjamäki, PekkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child dedicate this book to the teachers, professors, and librarians of America, most especially those who have made a difference in our own lives.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0446611239, Mass Market Paperback)

In an ancient tunnel underneath New York City a charnel house is discovered. Inside are thirty-six bodies all murdered and mutilated more than a century ago. While FBI agent Pendergast investigates the old crimes, identical killings start to terrorize the city. The nightmare has begun. Again.

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FBI agent Pendergast and archaeologist Nora Kelly join forces to stop a vicious murderer when the discovery of the remains of thirty-six victims of a nineteenth-century killer apparently sets off a new series of similar killings.

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