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Peter's Pence

(1974)
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Awards
1975 Edgar Award for Best Novel

An IRA conspiracy to steal Vatican treasures with the help of an Irish-American journalist, working as a Vatican press spokesman goes awry. The Pope, on a nocturnal visit to the galleries, becomes a more attractive prize. Christopher Kay is the consummate narrator for a wide-ranging cast of multi-continental characters. Penny whistle and Irish drum signal the end of each side, heightening the tension in this intriguing and thought-provoking story. M.M. An AUDIOFILE Earphones Award winner ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine


Genre: Mystery

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