Schatzing, Frank DEATH AND THE DEVIL
(New York, N.Y.): William Morrow/an imprint of HarperCollins Pub., (2007). 0061349488 / 9780061349485 First U.S. edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated from the German by Mike Mitchell.
Like his first novel published in English, THE SWARM, the German author bases his tale on fact. This medieval suspense tale uses the real death of architect Gerhard Morart, the designer of the cathedral of Cologne, for its fascinating historical plot.