The Ludwig Conspiracy

The Ludwig Conspiracy

A Historical Thriller

Book - 2013
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When an encoded diary about Ludwig, the fairytale king of Bavaria who was declared insane and died mysteriously soon thereafter, falls into his hands, rare book dealer Steven Lukas is forced to go on the run as he becomes the target of Ludwig's deranged modern-day followers.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
ISBN: 9780547740102
0547740107
Branch Call Number: M POTZSCH OLIVER
Characteristics: xxii, 435 pages : maps, plan ; 24 cm

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Memawrayne
Nov 14, 2015

A good, action-filled mystery around the death of Ludwig ll.
The author used historical facts interwoven into the story and I learned things I was not aware of before.

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judyhartnett
Nov 02, 2014

Fantastic! Very well written. A great historical thriller.

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jackjc777
Jun 29, 2014

I have read all but the latest "Hangman's Daughter" series and like them a lot so when I saw this by the same author I thought it would be worth my while to read it. On a scale of 1-10, I would give this a 6.5 . It isn't as good as I hoped for but it is definitely better than I thought it would be after the slow start. If you aren't a person who likes historical/period stories, I would stay away from this book. If, on the other hand, you like this sort of storyline, it is definitely worthwhile. Potzsch explains his references in the book to Ludwig really well so you don't have to know Bavarian history to enjoy the book. I would definitely recommend it.

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