Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club
Title to be discussed: Captain Alatriste, first in the series by Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte. Time of Meeting: Monday, September 13, 2010, at 6:30 PM. Summary: A fictional 17th-century Spanish swordsman's instruction to frighten two travelers becomes a murder-for-hire arranged by Emilio Bocanegra, the name synonymous with the Spanish Inquisition.
What happens next is only the first in a series of riveting twists and turns, with implications that will reverberate throughout the courts of Europe. --summary from library catalog