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The Isidoro Montemayor Saga II: El gabinete de las maravillas (The Chamber of Wonders)

Alfonso Mateo-Sagasta

A walk around the dark side of the Spanish Golden Age. 

 

After solving the mystery of Avellaneda, Isidoro Montemayor lives a quiet life as the secretary and secret lover of the countess of Cameros. However, one day the archivist of the marquess of Hornacho is found dead in strange circumstances inside the camber of wonders, to which only the marquess himself has access. This chamber is full of luxurious, extraordinary and unusual objects such as elephant tusks, invaluable paintings, a unicorn’s horn and a mermaid’s hand.

Isidoro Montemayor will substitute the dead man as the archivist of the marquess, and he will also be in charge of solving the mysterious crime.

After the Avellaneda case, Isidoro embarks himself in a new adventure full of secrets and rarities never seen before.

RELEVANT INFORMATION: All of the novels in the saga were bestsellers after their publication.

El gabinete de las maravillas won the Novela Histórical Espartaco Award, and it was a finalist of the Violeta Negra de Toulouse Award. It was translated into French.

AUDIOVISUAL POTENTIAL: TV Series

 

THEMES: Murder, Investigation, Spanish Golden Age, 17th Century, Social Class, Forbidden love, Conspiracy.

 

GENRE: Drama, Historical, Mystery, Adventures.

 

RELEVANT INFORMATION: All of the novels in the saga were bestsellers after their publication.

El gabinete de las maravillas won the Novela Histórical Espartaco Award, and it was a finalist of the Violeta Negra de Toulouse Award. It was translated into French.

 

AUDIOVISUAL POTENTIAL: TV Series

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