130x195 1152 страниц. 2011 год. Penguin Books Ltd. The University of St John and the Holy Ghost (known affectionately as Spook) has a problem and an opportunity. Strange, eccentric art patron and collector Francis Cornish has died and faculty members have been made executors of his complicated will. But in the realization of their duties, they find themselves drawn into Cornish's bizarre, secretive and mystical world. In this spellbinding trilogy a host of memorable characters defrocked, mischief-making monks, half-mad professors, gypsies and musical geniuses become entangled in a story that involves theft, perjury, scholarship, murder, love, and the squandering of plenty of cash.