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DOWNLOAD City of Silver A Mystery õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ue cause of Inez’s death aided by her fellow sisters a Jesuit priest with a dark secret from his past and a tomboyish girl who’s run to the convent to avoid an unwanted marriage Together they will discover that Inez was not the girl she seemed and that greed has no limits Annamaria Alfieri writes with astounding detail showing an appreciation for the complexities and social nuances of this intriguing time in Latin American history when politicians religious leaders and an indigenous people all competed for power and survival in the thin mountain air of the Ande. In the heart of modern day Bolivia used to stand the 17th century Spanish city of Potsoi fourteen thousand feet above the euator built at the base of a mountain containing the worlds largest silver mine A largely forgotten place now but in 1650 the year this mystery is set the city had dominated the economic life of the planet for nearly a century But that domination is under threat It is discovered that the currency is being systematically debased so the king sends a representative to investigate Visitador Nestares An indian miner is killed for some confidential papers he was hiding and the daughter of the mayor mysteriously dies whilst seeking sanctuary in the convent seemingly by suicide In City of Silver first time novelist Annamaria Alfieri has created a well plotted locked room mystery within a wider political conspiracy peopled with strong believable female characters in what is essentially a man s world Indeed the lead character Sister Maria Santa Hilda chose the convent to escape the only other option available to women of station to marry the man of her fathers choosing to seal alliances to secure property As Abbess she has autonomy over her environment than she would have had as a rich man s wife but her influence is still confined to the abbey and even then subject to the whims of the bishop and of course the representatives of the InuisitionAlfieri clearly knows her time and place well writes a smooth simple prose which is highly readable and keeps the pace up throughout while handling the incremental complications of the plot with a deft touch Add to that the insights into the lives of the women that accompanied the conuistadors and prospectors to this unlikely outpost of Spanish empire and you have all you need for an enjoyable historical mystery 奔馬 used to stand the 17th century Spanish city of Potsoi fourteen thousand feet above the euator built at the base of a mountain containing the worlds largest silver mine A largely forgotten place now but in 1650 the year this mystery is set the city had dominated the economic life of the planet for nearly a century But that domination is Last to Die under threat It is discovered that the currency is being systematically debased so the king sends a representative to investigate Visitador Nestares An indian miner is killed for some confidential papers he was hiding and the daughter of the mayor mysteriously dies whilst seeking sanctuary in the convent seemingly by suicide In City of Silver first time novelist Annamaria Alfieri has created a well plotted locked room mystery within a wider political conspiracy peopled with strong believable female characters in what is essentially a man s world Indeed the lead character Sister Maria Santa Hilda chose the convent to escape the only other option available to women of station to marry the man of her fathers choosing to seal alliances to secure property As Abbess she has autonomy over her environment than she would have had as a rich man s wife but her influence is still confined to the abbey and even then subject to the whims of the bishop and of course the representatives of the InuisitionAlfieri clearly knows her time and place well writes a smooth simple prose which is highly readable and keeps the pace Night Moves up throughout while handling the incremental complications of the plot with a deft touch Add to that the insights into the lives of the women that accompanied the conuistadors and prospectors to this Dark Tide Rising William Monk #24 unlikely outpost of Spanish empire and you have all you need for an enjoyable historical mystery

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DOWNLOAD City of Silver A Mystery õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB In Potosí the richest city in the Western Hemisphere Inez de la Morada the bewitching cherished daughter of the rich and powerful Mayor mysteriously dies at the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros where she had fled in defiance of her father It looks as though the girl committed suicide but Mother Abbess Maria Santa Hilda believes her innocent and has her buried at the convent in sacred ground Fray Ubaldo DaTriesta local Commissioner of the Inuisition has been keeping an eye on the Abbess who is too “Protestant” for his tastes and this action may b. In the period of Spanish colonisation of the Americas and the terror of the Inuisition a local Peruvian man is murdered in the mine He holds a secret that could shake the foundations of the City of Silver Potosi in the Principality of Peru now in Bolivia His death mostly went by unnoticed but when a second death takes place in the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros of a rich and young noblewoman the daughter of one of the most powerful men in the city things begin to unravelWho killed Santiago Who killed Inez And why Who else is in danger here This is the mystery part The book is also pretty well researched and brings out the utter disregard for the local Peruvians that the Spaniards displayed But other than killing them in mines and treating them as chattel does one of the conuistadors have a sinister plan Or does it only matter if the victims were Spaniards The terror of the Spanish Inuisition is also vibrantly displayed The Catholic Church has lost its hold on many countries Now faithful and fanatical Catholics are desperate enough to instigate the Inuisition in a bid to keep their faith alive This means targetting anyone who is not following the rules as they think ought to be followed When this fanaticism is mixed with greed racism and sexism it forms a pretty potent mixture just enough to wipe out the progressive Abbess Maria Santa Hilda Or is it Is there really a God who gives justice to womenThere are dark secrets everywhere from the mayor of Potosi to the Peruvian miner to the young women in the convent not to mention the Abbess herself as well as Father Junipero These secrets drive the story and bring forth a conclusion that is slightly unbelievable even if it is apt I enjoyed the story very much but the conclusion was rather far fetched I do think Annamaria Alfieri is a good writer though and I want to check out her other mysteries especially if they are set in Bolivia Lost Souls unnoticed but when a second death takes place in the convent of Santa Isabella de los Santos Milagros of a rich and young noblewoman the daughter of one of the most powerful men in the city things begin to Swamp Foetus unravelWho killed Santiago Who killed Inez And why Who else is in danger here This is the mystery part The book is also pretty well researched and brings out the The House on Tradd Street unbelievable even if it is apt I enjoyed the story very much but the conclusion was rather far fetched I do think Annamaria Alfieri is a good writer though and I want to check out her other mysteries especially if they are set in Bolivia

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DOWNLOAD City of Silver A Mystery õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB E just what he needs to convince the lazy cowardly Bishop to punish her  At the same time Potosí finds its prosperity threatened The King of Spain has discovered that the coins the city has been circulating throughout the world are not pure silver and is sending his top prosecutor and the Grand Inuisitor to mete out punishment With the imminent arrival of the Spanish officials many have reason to prove their loyalty and keep hidden the crimes and sins they’ve committed With her life at stake Maria Santa Hilda finds herself in a race against time to prove the tr. It s an emergency Having read this I must go to Potosi in Bolivia to see the most perfectly preserved Spanish Baroue city in the world And what a storynaughty nuns the Spanish Inuisition incest cross dressing and a mountain of silver what else does one need

  • Hardcover
  • 336
  • City of Silver A Mystery
  • Annamaria Alfieri
  • English
  • 14 October 2020
  • 9780312383862