|Nautical Chart, the (2000) [Novel]|
by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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Coy is a suspended sailor without a ship. At an auction in Barcelona, he meets a beautiful woman obsessed with the Dei Gloria, a Jesuit ship sunk by pirates in the seventeenth century. Tanger uses her considerable skills with men and her expertise with atlases and nautical maps to search for the ship's rumored lost treasure. Coy is quickly drawn into the search, and finds himself falling in love as they seek their fortune together. Or do they?
Their journey becomes dangerous. Does the treasure really exist? Are there secrets dwelling in the depths of the sea? And what of the depths of the heart?
Original title: La Carta Esferica
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Military and Naval Adventure
Fiction→ Crime and Mystery