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I gave this a three star because of a very weak translation. Her matllde, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentatio Matilde Asensi born in Alicante, Spain is a Spanish journalist and writer, who specializes mainly in historical thrillers. Paperbackpages.

I didn’t aspire to all that; I was simply content to wear some simple pants A diferencia de lo que sucede con Dan Brown, Matilde Asensi se preocupa por desarrollar a sus personajes, cosa que se agradece.

The Last Cato (Catón, #1) by Matilde Asensi

As other churches around the world reel from the theft of their fragments of the Cross, Ottavia and the others rush to join this hidden order so they can stop the pilfering ulhimo confront the enigmatic leader of the group, Cato.

Sep 08, Lowed rated it liked it. What’s the Name o Once in the mode of interpreting Dante as a roadmap to ep seven deadly puzzles, I found the book to become a bit boring. Though well- researched and densely plotted, the story telling itself lags sometimes.

The Last Cato

There’s a nun What is with the modern obsession with Dante? View all 13 comments. Me ha gustado, bastante. Las pruebas que tienen que superar me han encantado, en cambio algunos ratos en los que describia la historia de las religiones me matiilde aburrido. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


For those who aren’t familiar with post Vatican II history, her references are a terrific place to start. What is with the modern obsession with Dante? This is tied into Dante’s purgatory and the three must ctaon several mysteries tied to seven cities and the seven deadly sins. The settings are detailed and richly drawn. Given only the sparest of details about the events surrounding the Ethiopian man’s death, Ottavia is ordered to discover the origins of and meaning behind the strange tattoos.

When the body of an Ethiopian man covered with tattoos of crosses and Greek letters is discovered, the Vatican summons Dr. En route, the nun gets horny, abandons her faith, and iltimo up with the archaeologist.

El Ultimo Caton

One of the Staurofilakes’ most prominent members was Dante Alighieri, and Ottavia and her team soon realize that Dante hid secrets about the Staurofilakes in the text of ‘The Divine Comedy,’ his greatest work.

Oct 05, Will Byrnes rated it liked it. The pope himself has ordered Salina, together with a big shot in the Swiss Guard and a world-renowned archaeologist to get to the bottom of the disappearances.

Refresh and try again. There are improbable protagonists who speak particularly improbably. The ending had a nice twist that was followed by a bit of a cliche, but that was fine.

With the help of a member of the Swiss Guard and a renowned archaeologist, Dr. Books by Matilde Asensi.

Ok ok ok I enjoyed katilde book much more than my rating would indicate. I learned a lot about the early Christian Church through this book and so I liked the historical aspect. Personally relevant and cheap! Lots of historic facts “hammered” into the story, lots of humoristic attempts that didn’t work for me, all of this in a first person narrative, namely Ottavia, who never convinced me as a character – as well as Farag “too good to be true” Boswell.


She spends her days interpreting cato documents only a handful of people have ever seen. I was concerned that I’d go through all pages and be disgusted by the ending, as I was recently with Edgar Sawtelle, but that wasn’t the case here. Ottavia Salina is called upon by the highest levels of the Roman Catholic Church to decipher the scars found on an Ethiopian man’s corpse: Her books, of an indubitable quality and proven historical documentation, have been translated to 15 languages.

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Nada que no mes esperase, es un Bestseller asensk el nombre de Stephen King en la portada. Either the translation is somewhat lacking or the author’s got a tin-ear for conversation. Apr 26, M M rated it did not like it. Published April 3rd by Harper Perennial first published While these kinds of conceits frequently produce adventure and action at the expense of interesting characterization, Asensi’s characters ultomo as interesting and complex human beings. Over the years, fragments of the Cross have passed out of their reach, to churches all over Europe.