ISBN 9780099590354,The Dante Club

The Dante Club


Matthew Pearl


Random House



Random House

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9780099590354

ISBN-10 0099590352


Language (English)

Fiction anthologies & collections

About the Book 

Before Inferno came The Dante Clubthe captivating thriller from the writer whose fans include Dan Brown, Jed Rubenfeld, Kate Mosse and Tess Gerritsen

Boston, 1865.

A small group of elite scholars prepare to introduce Dantes vision of hell to America.

Meanwhile a ruthless killer plots in secret to do the same.

When a series of murders erupts through Boston and Cambridge, only this small group are able to decipher the clues they soon realise the gruesome killings are symbols modeled on the descriptions of Hell's punishments from Dante's Inferno.

With the police baffled, lives endangered and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find a way to stop the killer.

About the Author

Matthew Pearl is the internationally bestselling author of The Dante Club, published in more than thirty languages and forty countries, The Poe Shadow, The Last Dickens and, most recently, The Technologists. Pearl is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School and has taught literature at Harvard and at Emerson College.