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Published by Phaidon Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 123-125.

Statementby Hans Holbein. With an introd. and notes by James M. Clark
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7720.H6 C55
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p.
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26882952M
LC Control Number49007146

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Dance of Death is a fast-paced thriller that never lets up and keeps the reader turning pages, so to speak. Pendergast is back, but this time his evil brother is . Dance of Death Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child Warner Books Paperback pages January Dance of Death - Vengeance is in the blood. Print View. First published: J Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Purchase Options: Amazon Barnes & Noble Indiebound iBookstore. Print View. Two brothers. One a top FBI agent. The other a brilliant, twisted criminal. An undying hatred between them.   DANCE OF DEATH: Two brothers. One, top FBI Agent, Aloysius Pendergast. The other, Diogenes, a brilliant and twisted criminal. An undying hatred between them. Now, a perfect crime. And the ultimate challenge: Stop me if you can. BOOK OF THE DEAD: A talented FBI agent, rotting away in a high security prison for a murder he did not commit/5(14).