New PDF release: Altai

By Wu Ming, Shaun Whiteside

Whilst a fireplace rips during the Venetian Arsenal in 1569, the enigmatic Emanuele De Zante, spy-catcher and secret agent, is betrayed through his lover, imprisoned, and accused of treason. Given the opportunity to flee, he embarks on a trans-European odyssey that would try out his loyalty and strength him to question even his own identity.

via a chain of lethal political video games major the entire technique to the Sultan’s palace in Constantinople, De Zante and his partners spiral headfirst toward a clash within which the good empires of the Republic of Venice and the Ottomans threaten the very foundations of civilization.

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Così i muratori, di costumi e fedi diversi, devono trovare un modus vivendi che consenta di portare a termine l’edificio. E per questo non serve una tolleranza concessa, ostentata, com’è quella che viene dal potente, bensì una tolleranza esperita, vissuta ogni giorno, con la consapevolezza che se essa venisse meno, la casa crollerebbe e si rimarrebbe senza riparo. Tahammül, signori. Fu il turno di Nasi di rivolgere un cenno riverente al segretario del Gran Visir, che lo ricambiò con un sorriso forzato.

Lo stesso accade in Francia con gli ugonotti e, ve lo assicuro, anche nell’impero ottomano. Non lasciatevi ingannare dalle belle parole del nostro magnifico ospite. Mi risulta che nello Yemen le truppe del Sultano abbiano appena schiacciato una rivolta di maomettani eretici –. Si volse verso il segretario del Gran Visir e ottenne un cenno di conferma. – Un sovrano tollerante è un sovrano debole. Ciò che tiene uniti gli Stati è l’esercizio del terrore. La pace ottomana è piuttosto dovuta al fatto che i sudditi vivono sotto l’occhio vigile di un solo potere illimitato, quello del Sultano, senza un’aristocrazia a contendersi i titoli e il trono.

Efrem indicò a destra, dove lo stretto si inoltrava in direzione del Mar Nero. – Palazzo Belvedere sta sull’altra sponda. La residenza dei Nasi. Il gelo ci spinse a rientrare. – Lo incontrerò? Tornò a guardarmi. – Se succederà, ascoltalo –. Chinò appena il capo in segno di saluto. – Suerte… – fece una pausa appena percettibile, – amigo mio. Non sapevo che dire, quindi rimasi in silenzio. Avevo imparato ad apprezzare la sua espressione simpatica, ma certo non potevo chiamarlo amico. Era stato cortese con me.

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